This is the third of a four-part series of articles that provide a list of the most common carrier oils. Here are more vegetable oils for your additional information:

15. Neem oil

Neem oil is highly beneficial and it contains anti-viral, anti-septic, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties which makes it a popular ingredient in many skin creams, dental, hair care, garden, and pest control products. It is rich in texture and it can be applied directly to treat skin problems. Its only downside is its heavy odor. You don’t have to apply it if you’re planning to socialize or go out with friends.

16. Olive oil

Oilve oil is one of the most widely used vegetable oils in the world, both in cooking and as carrier oil for therapeutic and other products. This is mainly because of its stable nature and ability to blend well with most essential oils and skin and hair care products.

17. Palm kernel oil

Palm kernel oil is derived from the fruit kernels of the palm tree. It is one of the most common ingredients of home made soaps because of its ability to increase hardness and to produce more lather. Its moisturizing properties also make it an active ingredient in a lot of body care products.

18. Plum kernel oil

This exotic oil is used in many of the finest French dishes today. Many of Italy’s fine cosmetics also include this vegetable oil as one of its components. It contains high amounts of fatty acids and it doesn’t leave an oily residue on the skin when applied.

19. Pomegranate seed oil

Pomegranate seed oil is derived from cold pressed seeds of the pomegranate fruit. This deep-penetrating oil is rich in flavonoids and punicic acid which makes it able to provide lots of diet-related health benefits. It works well to nourish the outer layer of the skin and its antioxidant properties is especially useful in keeping the skin young looking and protected from early aging. It also helps helps to neutralize free radicals from causing damage to your skin cells which is the primary cause of wrinkles and early aging.


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