Pomegranate oil is a rich source of a unique polyunsaturated acid, known as punicic acid, which has strong anti-inflammatory properties; additionally, the oil is also known to have anti-oxidant effects. It also helps to balance your skins natural pH, which makes it a popular choice in quality facial products. Many studies are now being conducted on the effects of pomegranate oil as it is believed that the oil stimulates keratinocytes, the majors cells found in the epidermis, which may help to offset the appearance of aging skin.
Ellagic acid is also found in this oil and can offer a reduction in the destruction of collagen; an increase in regeneration of skin cells; and thickening of the skin. The gallic acid in this oil is a wound and burn healer, while the phytosterols offer anti-inflammatory benefits that reduce itching and redness.
Pomegranate oil is cold pressed from pomegranate seeds and is a rich source of the unique polyunsaturated acid known as punicic acid.P
INCI: Punica granatum (Pomegranate) Seed Oil
CAS # 84961-57-9
Shelf Life: approx. 3 years
Country of Origin: China, India, Turkey