Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Golden yellow to amber brown liquid with Characteristic odor|
|:||Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water|
|:||0.910 – 0.935 @ 20°C|
|:||25° - 37°|
|:||1.470 – 1.480 @ 30°C|
Plant Part Used
|:||Cold-pressed of the wheat germ|
DESCRIPTION:Wheatgerm oil is obtained from the nutrient rich germs of the of the wheat seed / kernel. The germ contains almost 10% oil which, in its crude form, is dark amber in appearance with a wholesome nutty odor. It is one of the richest source of the richest sources of Vitamin E, A and D. The oil also has a high content of proteins and Lecithin.
CONSTITUENTS:Oleic- 30.64% Palmitic- 12.0% Linoleic- 52.1% Linolenic- 1.49%
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma:Wheatgerm Carrier Oil has a distinct, earthy aroma that is pleasant, but that carries the risk of overpowering other aromas if not used in dilution.
BLENDS WITH:Wheatgerm oil can be used directly or with fruits, dishes, salads or anything of your choice. In addition the oil blends well with other essential oils. If you are adding it with massage oil, use up to 10 to 15% wheat germ oil.
COMMON NAMES:Triticumsativum, Common Wheat, Bread Wheat
USES:Wheatgerm oil is a perfect addition for massage oil or for preparing carrier blends. In beauty, skincare, and aromatherapy, wheatgerm massage blends assist in promoting circulation and formation of new cells. It will help in revitalizing skin and repairing damaged tissues.