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Camelina Sativa Seed Oil

Also-called-like-this: Camelina Oil, Gold-of-Pleasure Oil
What-it-does: soothing, emollient


The oil coming from the seeds of a flowering plant called Camelina or Gold of pleasure. Similar to lots of other plant oils it's loaded with nourishing and moisturizing fatty acids.

Where it's not so similar to other oils, is that it's a very rich source (30-40%) of fairly rare Alpha-linolenic acid (aka omega-3) and contains only less of the more common linoleic (15-24%) and oleic acids (10-16%).  Alpha-linolenic acid is a very important one with anti-inflammatory properties and the lack of it can cause continuously dry skin. 

Other than fatty acids, Camelina oil also contains antioxidant vitamin E (54-78mp/100g) as well as more than usual amounts of moisturizing cholesterol and a phytosterol called brassicasterol.

All in all, a goodie plant oil that's especially recommended for dry and sensitive skin types.

Products with Camelina Sativa Seed Oil

Graydon All Over Elixir Oil Odacite Ca+C Sensitive Skin Serum Concentrate (Camelina + Chamomille) Rooki Camelina Omega-C Brightening Fluid SUIT Matters Bakuchiol skyn ICELAND Arctic Face Oil Bybi Beauty Glowcurrant Elemis Pro-Collagen Super Serum Elixir MELVITA Bébé Massage Oil all soothed and relaxed ÖL Cosmétiques Absolute Age-Defying Serum ÖL Cosmétiques Cleansing Milk ÖL Cosmétiques Facial Cream ÖL Cosmétiques Moisturizing Body Milk Siberian Wellness Experalta Platınum Hydrohilic Cleansing Oil Sind Beauty Botanical Relief Oil castalia Chronoderm Creme Retinol Emma Hardie Brilliance Facial Oil Olyan Farma Lipogel Face & Body Sisley Black Rose Precious Face Oil VGAM biome Nordik Elements Beautybio The Radiance Brightening Vitamin E + Rosehip Seed Facial Oil COSMYDOR C/2 Restructuring Cream With Orange Floral Water & Shea Butter L'Oreal Paris Extraordinary Facial Oil Lancôme Absolue Precious Oil Librederm Grape Stem Cells Anti-Age Lifting Serum Naturativ 360° Aox Facial Cream For Day & Night Novexpert Booster Serum With 5 Omegas Nuxe Bio Delicate Superfatted Soap Nuxe Bio Invigorating Superfatted Soap OSSOLA Skincare Birch Ferment Matte Lotion Oolution Beat It Purifying Face Oil REN Vita Mineral Omega 3 Optimum Skin Oil REN Clean Skincare Evercalm™ Barrier Support Elixir REN Clean Skincare Vita Mineral Omega 3 Optimum Skin Serum Oil Seasonly Night Repair Oil The Body Shop Oils Of Life Intensely Revitalising Facial Oil Universkin Nexultra 1 eve lom Radiance Transforming Mask Deva Oil Beauty Elixir Serum L' Occitane Almond Supple Skin Oil Palmer's Skin Oil Therapy Face Palmer's Skin Therapy Face Oil Romilly Wilde Light + Energy Serum Cleanser Sanoflore Nuit Des Reins The afro hair and skin co. Awaken Reviving Body Treatment Oil Bulldog Original Stubble Moisturiser Garnier Ultimate Blends Soothing Hydrating Lotion Garnier Organics Lavandin Facial Oil Glytone Soothing Lipid Recovery Cream Josh Rosebrook Balance Shampoo Josh Rosebrook Nourish Shampoo