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Lists of vegetable oils and their properties

Lists of vegetable oils and their properties

Vegetable oils are real treasures! Their use, usually reserved for food, should be extended to the fields of well-being and cosmetics ... They work wonders! Sweet almond, avocado, borage, camelina, safflower, hemp, rapeseed, wheat germ, jojoba, flax, macadamia, neem, nigella, hazelnut, walnut, olive, evening primrose, squash seeds, grape seeds, perilla, sesame, soy , sunflower. All of these oils are fabulous for our health, beauty and well-being.

SWEET ALMOND

Benefits in the diet:

  • Rich in unsaturated fatty acids, it provides essential nutrients for a varied diet
  • Adds a delicate flavor to foods
  • Helps maintain normal cholesterol levels

Cosmetic properties:

  • Hydrates and heals skin problems such as eczema
  • Soothes and relieves irritated and itchy areas.
  • Works against stretch marks and softens the skin

Sweet almond vegetable oil CATTIER

ARGAN

Benefits in the diet:

  • Protects against cardiovascular disease
  • Slows the proliferation of cancer cells

Cosmetic properties:

  • Promotes growth and strengthens hair
  • Has a healing power for skin with imperfections
  • Works against stretch marks and softens the skin

Organic Fair Trade Argan Oil MELVITA

LAWYER

It contains lecithin and many vitamins (A, B, C, D, E, K).

Benefits in the diet:

  • Regulates cholesterol
  • Has antioxidant power
  • It goes rancid easily and should be used with seasoning

Cosmetic properties:

  • Promotes cell regeneration and skin elasticity
  • To be recommended in anti-wrinkle care, for dry, fragile skin, stretch marks, as well as for hair dry and dull

Vitalizing face oil with organic avocado LOGONA

BOURRACHE

Exceptionally rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids as well as vitamins A, D, E and K. It is very effective at the circulatory level, as a regulator of cholesterol and triglycerides .

Benefits in the diet:

  • Regulates the hormonal system, in combination with evening primrose oil
  • Stimulates the immune system

Cosmetic properties:

  • It has a very important regenerating power in the skin: rehydrating, it restores suppleness, elasticity and tone < / span>
  • Suitable for dry, wrinkled, devitalized and tired skin
  • Preserves collagen fibers and delays the effects of skin aging.

Organic borage oil MELVITA

CALENDULA (oily macerate)

The benefits of Calendula oil closely match the benefits of olive oil.

Calendula oily macerate is not intended for internal consumption. Its oral use is not recommended.

Cosmetic properties:

  • Has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant power
  • Perfectly suited for massages for children and people with sensitive skin
  • Protects skin lesions and softens the skin

Organic Calendula Oil MELVITA

CAMELINE

This oil, similar to flaxseed oil, is rich in omega 3 and 6, vitamin E and phytosterols.

Benefits in the diet:

  • Has a light cabbage taste, pleasant flavor and golden yellow color
  • For seasoning and refrigerating, as it goes rancid easily
  • Anti-inflammatory, it protects the cardiac, circulatory, nervous and immune systems

Organic virgin camelina oil ANAE < / span>

CARROT (oily macerate)

Cosmetic properties:

  • Evens out the complexion and gives a "healthy glow" effect
  • Treats dry and sensitive skin and protects against external aggressions

Organic carrot oil MELVITA

CARTHAME


Benefits in the diet:

  • Rich in linoleic acid, it also contains omega-6 and vitamin E
  • To be reserved for seasoning
  • Laxative power, it facilitates bile secretions
  • Recommended in case of high triglyceride levels, it protects the cardiovascular system

CHANVRE


Benefits in the diet:

  • For seasoning, eaten raw and keep cool
  • Very rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids, it is very effective in the fight against cholesterol
  • Its high omega-3 content contributes to good cardiovascular and nervous functioning, and it has the best omega-3 / omega-6 ratio Cosmetic properties:
  • Hydrates, softens, regenerates, firms, revitalizes tired, dry, wrinkled, dehydrated, irritated skin
  • Restores tone to fragile and brittle nails as well as dry and dull hair

COCO

Benefits in the diet:

  • Suitable as part of a ketogenic diet
  • Very rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids, it is very effective in the fight against cholesterol
  • high omega-3 content contributes to good cardiovascular and nervous functioning, and it has the best omega-3 / omega-6 ratio

Cosmetic properties:

  • Hydrates, nourishes skin and hair
  • Restores tone to fragile and brittle nails as well as dry and dull hair

Virgin coconut oil ARTISANS DU MONDE

COLZA

Benefits in the diet:

  • Reserved for seasoning (or at the end of cooking) and keep cool
  • Its high content of linoleic acid makes rapeseed oil a protector of the arterial walls and the cardiovascular system important
  • It regulates the level of triglycerides
  • Its omega-3 / omega-6 ratio is perfect when combined with olive oil in equal parts < / span>

Cosmetic properties:

  • Regenerates, softens and fights wrinkles
  • Its richness in vitamin E and its antioxidant properties make it an ideal oil for aged, dry and wrinkled skin .

WHEAT GERM

Benefits in the diet:

  • Reserved for seasonings and keep cool
  • Source of vitamins A, D, E and K
  • When taking anticoagulants: risk of increased blood flow
  • It is perfect for pregnant or breastfeeding women, as well as for small children
  • It promotes growth, remineralizes, promotes cellular oxygenation and protects the heart and nervous system.

Cosmetic properties:

  • Recommended for tired, sensitive skin prone to dehydration
  • It regenerates and nourishes wrinkled skin
  • Softening and protective, it is perfect for relieving cracks, frostbite and sores

JOJOBA

This South American shrub has roots that can stretch up to 30 meters deep, capture moisture from sandy soils and thus resist total drought of 12 to 18 months!

Cosmetic properties:

  • Protective and anti-aging properties (due to its richness in unsaponifiables)
  • Its action on the hair and the skin is twofold: it restores vitality to dry and brittle hair while normalizing production of sebum in oily hair
  • At the level of the skin, it hydrates, revitalizes, fights against wrinkles, softens, activates the metabolism of the elastin, slows down the loss of water in cells, making it a perfect treatment for dehydrated and dry skin. It also regulates the flow of sebum in oily skin, and is useful in cases of acne
  • It is used pure, replacing the day / night cream for all skin types, as a make-up remover for the eyes, as a hair mask, after a bath or waxing…

Organic jojoba oil MELVITA

LIN

Benefits in the diet:

  • Reserved for seasoning and refrigerated, never heat, consume within 3 months after opening re and do not give to children under 3 years
  • Regulates the hormonal and digestive system
  • Stimulates the immune system.
  • Rich in omega 3

MACADAMIA

Native to Australia, this oil is very similar to sweet almond oil in its properties.

Cosmetic properties:

  • In massage, it facilitates micro-circulation and turns out to be an excellent tonic for the lymphatic system < / li>
  • Nourishing, softening, soothing and softening: recommended for fragile skin, in the treatment of stretch marks and scars, in hand care (cracks, chapped skin)
  • Its advantage over sweet almond oil is its long shelf life, without alteration

NEEM

Opaque, dark oil with a strong, spicy scent.

Benefits in the diet:

  • Antiseptic, bactericidal, antiviral
  • Perfect for digestive disorders
  • Acts as a bulwark against parasites: intestinal worms

Cosmetic properties:

  • Prevents the appearance of dandruff
  • Very effective for lice treatments: smeared for a few hours (or overnight) on hair and leather hairy in treatment. For maintenance, mix a few drops with shampoo
  • Treats skin infections (fungal infections, eczema, boils ...)

It is used successfully on animals (dogs, horses ...) for its antiparasitic, insecticidal, antiseptic properties, as well as to shine the coat and keep flies away .

NIGELLE or CUMIN NOIR

This oil, native to Asia Minor, has the property of regulating our immune system. Its field of action is very wide, and it can be consumed by everyone at the rate of 1/2 to 1 teaspoon at midday and evening, before meals or mixed with seasoning oil. < / p>

Benefits in diet and health:

  • Antimicrobial, stimulates the immune system and protects the cardiovascular system
  • Recommended in case of breathing difficulties and allergies
  • For allergies (pollen type), start the cure at the beginning of the year: ½ to 1 teaspoon, Twice a day, over several months

Cosmetic properties:

  • It works wonders for eczema, psoriasis or irritated skin
  • Fights the appearance of pimples
  • Can be used in case of yeast infection or boils
  • Joint pain

Organic black seed oil MELVITA

NOISETTE

Benefits in the diet:

  • For seasoning and gentle cooking only
  • Rich in essential monounsaturated fatty acids (omega-9) and vitamins A and E
  • Sweet, praline flavor that goes well with pastries
  • Ideal for growing children

Cosmetic properties:

  • Ideal for washing babies and sensitive or blotchy skin, which it nourishes and protects
  • Purifying, it gives the epidermis to new condition and rids oily skin of their blackheads. < / li>

NUTS

Benefits in the diet:

  • For seasoning and keeping cool
  • Rich in polyunsaturated (omega-6 and 3), it participates in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and fights high triglyceride levels
  • Laxative, it gently fights against constipation
  • It helps dissolve kidney stones, and protects nerve and brain cells

OLIVE

Benefits in the diet:

  • The only quality olive oil is "extra virgin" (which has an acidity level of less than 0.5%), made from organic olives
  • Rich in omega-9, polyphenols, vitamins A, D, E, K, this oil prevents the accumulation of fats in the body and hardening of the arteries
  • It is recommended for digestive disorders (colitis, constipation) and hyperacidity
  • Increases and facilitates the evacuation of bile

Cosmetic properties:

  • Nourishes brittle skin and nails
  • Relieves skin problems such as eczema, sores, or psoriasis
  • It is softening, healing and calms skin irritations

ONAGRE

Benefits in the diet:

  • Rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids, as well as vitamins A, D, E and K
  • It regulates cholesterol levels and prevents cardiovascular disorders
  • Its best indication remains in the regulation of the hormonal system: a strong reduction in premenstrual syndromes (headaches , fluid retention, nervousness, depression) in women

Cosmetic properties:

  • Thanks to its essential fatty acids, it offers very interesting regenerative properties
  • It is softening, anti-wrinkle and protects against external aggressions (wind, cold, pollution, sun…)
  • Rich in vitamin e, it preserves the skin from premature aging and restores tone and beauty to nails and hair < / span>

Evening primrose vegetable oil CATTIER

SQUASH SEEDS

Benefits in the diet:

  • Reserve for seasoning or at the end of cooking, do not cook and keep cool
  • Great softening of the digestive tract, this oil fights intestinal disorders and benign prostatic hypertrophy
  • It fights against canker sores and has an anti-caries action
  • It is also recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women whose energy and mineral expenditure are strained

GRAPE SEEDS

Benefits in the diet:

  • Reserve with seasonings and keep cool
  • Very rich in omega-6 and anti-oxidants, which make it an ally in the fight against free radicals and cellular aging
  • It protects the cardiovascular system and stimulates blood circulation

Cosmetic properties:

  • Regenerating
  • Antioxidant and anti-aging skin

PERILLA

Benefits in the diet:

  • It is the oil richest in omega 3, therefore of paramount interest in any cardio disease. vascular and immune systems, allergies and inflammatory and immune phenomena
  • Its omega-6 / omega-3 ratio is 3.5 to 1, which is exemplary
  • Do not give to children under 3 years old.
  • Recommended for children with insomnia and hyperactivity

Cosmetic properties:

  • Nourishing, softening and restorative

RICIN

Cosmetic properties:

  • Has anti-wrinkle, anti-dark spots, anti-dark circles and also anti-acne properties.
  • Strengthens hair, accelerates growth and increases volume
  • Can also be used to accelerate the growth of eyelashes and eyebrows
  • Suitable for people with joint pain, thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties
  • Calms migraines and helps with insomnia

Organic Castor Oil MELVITA

ROSE MUSK

Cosmetic properties:

  • Reduces scars, avoid using it on acne-prone skin
  • Has antioxidant, anti-aging, softening, healing, firming and restorative benefits. < / li>
  • Can also be used on burns, dry and devitalized hair, cracks, eczema, and skin dry and tired.

Organic Rose Oil WELEDA < / span>

SESAME

Benefits in the diet:

  • Light taste and oriental flavor, to be reserved for seasonings and gentle cooking
  • Sesame seed is an excellent source of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium ...
  • It is rich in lecithin (constituting cells) and protects the cardiovascular, nervous and cerebral systems
  • This oil is balanced in terms of its fat body and also rich in vitamin e, a powerful antioxidant

Cosmetic properties:

  • It is an excellent base for massage oil, fluid and light

SUNFLOWER

Benefits in the diet:

  • Used for seasonings and sweets
  • Oil rich in omega 6, endocrine and nervous regulator
  • Helps lower cholesterol
  • Rebalances glandular disorders

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