Plum Kernel Oil

Plum Kernel oil is pressed from the pits of the....yup, you guessed it....plum fruit! This oil is fairly new on the soap making scene but I have gathered what little information I could find.

Plum Kernel Oil Properties

  • Has emollient properties that help moisturise damaged skin and maintain healthy cells. 
  • Rich in Vitamin A, E, oleic acid and anti-oxidents. 
  • Said to be beneficial for mature and dry skin types. 
  • It has a golden colour and a mild fruity/nut odour. 
  • The oil penetrates very well without leaving a greasy film on the skin. 
  • Has a shelf life of up to 12 months if stored in a cool, dry, dark location and refrigerated upon opening. 
Lauric Myristic Palmitic Stearic Ricinoleic Oleic Linoleic Linolenic
    3     68 23  
Full Lather   F/L  
  Stable Lather  

This information is provided for reference use only and is not meant to substitute the advice of a licensed health care professional.

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