oil is a base oil, used when essential oils are used for massages.
Since essential oils are so powerful and concentrated, they
should never be applied to the skin in their undiluted form.
To apply essential oils to the skin, "carrier oils"
which are pure vegetable oils are used to dilute the essential
oils and "carry" them to the skin. Base oils are
normally pure vegetable oils such as almond, olive oil or
sunflower seed. Following are a few carrier oils.rs.
Wheat germ oil:
is rich in protein and in vitamins B and E. It is suitable
for dry, damaged, ageing skin and will help to prevent stretch
marks during pregnancy. Do not use wheat germ oil if you have
a wheat allergy.
oil: It is rich in
vitamins A, B, and D and all of these vitamins are good for
oil: It is not oil,
but rather a wax from fruit of the desert plant simmondsia
chinensis. The wax is useful as a base for hair oils. It is
a balancing oil, good for treating acne & oily skin as
well as dry & dehydrated skin.
oil: It is very nourishing and easily absorbed
oil. Soya oil can be used in a massage for Acne sufferers.
oil: Contains useful levels of the essential fatty
acid alpha linoleic acid. It is particularly beneficial for
treating rheumatism, aches & pains and dry or inflamed
oil: Sunflower oil contains Vitamins A, B, D &
E. it makes an excellent massage oil base.
Oil: It is non-irritant to most skin types and
is easily absorbed by the skin (its specially good for itchy