Botanical Name - Pistacia vera
Extraction Method - Cold pressed
Aroma - Nutty, rich
Country of Origin - Italy
Caution - Avoid with nut allergies
Uses - A real treat for hair and skin. Pistachio oil has a high concentration of Vitamin E which helps fight free radicals. Thanks to its ability to increase blood circulation and promote healing, pistachio oil helps to control acne, as well as to treat scars. Also helps minimize oil production, freeing up pores and preventing oil build-up. This helps to prevent acne.
Pistachio oilís high levels of Vitamin E also help to improve the skinís elasticity, which helps block fine lines and wrinkles from forming. This produces a more radiant, youthful-looking skin tone. In addition, vitamin E also works to protect your skin cellsí membranes, which produces a shinier, healthier looking skin.
Pistachio oil helps to calm and protect against skin irritation, also relieves scalp irritation, inflammation and itching. A popular lubricating oil, commonly used in massage. A very good carrier to blend with other oils, mainly essential oils. Commonly used in sun care formulations and hair care products.
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.