Botanical Name - Vitis vinifera
Extraction Method - Cold pressed, virgin, unrefined.
Aroma - Strong, earthy. The colour of the oil can range from pale to dark green.
Country of Origin - Spain
Uses - This rich and penetrating oil is replete with vitamins and minerals and makes an excellent carrier oil. It has a strong aroma which is balanced well by blending with other base oils. NHR also sell a refined, odourless, pale coloured version of this oil which is widely used in massage.
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.