Pumpkin Seed Oil

Pumpkin Seed Oil is pressed from the seeds of the Cucurbita Pepo plant. This soap making oil is highly valued for its skin healing properties.

Pumpkin Seed Oil Properties

  • Rich in anti-oxidants and essential fatty acids as well as high levels of Vitamins A, C & E. 
Pumpkin Seeds
  • This oils color can range from a yellow to deep green with red hints and has a mild nut odour. 

  • Has a shelf life of up to 2 years if stored in a cool, dry, dark location.  Refrigerate upon opening.
  • Good for all skin types and absorbs into the skin well. 
  • Said to help repair dry, cracked, damaged skin. 
  • You do not need a lot of this oil in your recipes, a little goes a long way. Consider adding 10% - 20% with your other oils at the start of the soap making process.
  • The chart below shows the approximate percentages of fatty acids present in Pumpkin Seed Oil.

Lauric Myristic Palmitic Stearic Ricinoleic Oleic Linoleic Linolenic
    11 8   33 50  
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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