Rosehip Seed Oil

Rosehip seed oil is cold pressed from the seeds of the Rosa rubiginosa...the rose plant. 

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Rosehip Seed Oil Properties

  • Contains pro-vitamin A, which helps to delay the effects of skin ageing and assists with cell regeneration. 
  • Used to treat stretch marks, UV damaged skin, scars, acne, eczema, psoriasis, wrinkles, dermatitis, age spots, brittle nails, and damaged hair. 
  • Said to be very effective for sensitive skin. 
  • Usually has very little odour and is an amber orange color. 
  • Considered a dry oil because it absorbs very quickly and easily into the skin without leaving a greasy residue.
  • In soap making, this oil can be added to the base oils at the start of the soap making process .

The chart below shows the approximate percentages of fatty acids present in Rosehip Seed Oil.

Lauric Myristic Palmitic Stearic Ricinoleic Oleic Linoleic Linolenic
    4 2   12 46 31
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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