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CAS Number: 68917-73-7
Wheat germ oil is obtained from the central whitish seeds of wheat (Triticum vulgare L.) a plant grown in large parts of the world, the largest producers being Russia, Ukraine, China, the USA and Canada.

There is an oil content of 6-10%. The oil after the first pressing is an intense brown, clear and with a characteristic odour of cereals. The refined oil is light yellow and with a smooth odour. It is high in vitamin E (antioxidant) and sterols. Due to the high content of vitamin E, it is an oil with an anti-ageing effect on the skin. Sterols contribute to skin cell regeneration.

Balanced composition between oleic and palmitic (20% and 20%). The rest are linoleic and linolenic (50% and 8% respectively). Revitalizes dry skin. Used for hair care and the face.