Red Raspberry Oil Virgin
rubus idaeus USA/China
A mix of oils from USA and China. cold pressed from the seeds. Raspberry seed oil possesses an exceptionally high proportion of alpha and gamma tocopherols Vitamin E, vitamin A and omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids.
Red raspberry seed oil offers the skin broad spectrum protection from damaging UVA and UVB rays. The SPF of red rapsberry seed oil has been found to be equal to that of titanium dioxide and has been rated to have an SPF as high as 2850 Oomah et al 2000. Red raspberry seed oil has more pronounced antiinflammatory properties than avocado, grapeseed, hazelnut and wheatgerm oils and may prove to be most effective oil to use in the treatment of eczema, psoriasis and other skin conditions Oomah et al 2000.
Red raspberry seed oil may be used in lip balm, cream, sun protection, balms and other skin care formulations.
Red raspberry seed oil can be added to any formulation to add protection against the sun. Please note, however, that you will not be able to determine the exact SPF of your product without testing .The usage of red raspberry oil on the skin is not the equivalent of using a properly formulated SPF product.