Botanical Name - Cucurbita pepo
Storage - Store in a cool area to maintain optimum freshness
Extraction Method - Cold pressed from unroasted seeds
Aroma - Rich, slightly nutty
Country of Origin - China
Caution - Avoid with low blood pressure
Uses - Rich in essential fatty acids, zinc, and vitamin E. Quickly absorbed by the skin which makes Pumpkin Seed oil excellent for massage. Maintains smooth skin and may help with hair growth. Also useful for skin problems such as acne, eczema, psoriasis or flaky skin due to its anti-inflammatory properties.
Organic Certificate - This oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Associationís standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.