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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) SUIT Matters Bakuchiol skyn ICELAND Arctic Face Oil Elemis Pro-Collagen Super Serum Elixir ÖL Cosmétiques Absolute Age-Defying Serum ÖL Cosmétiques Cleansing Milk ÖL Cosmétiques Facial Cream ÖL Cosmétiques Moisturizing Body Milk Sind Beauty Botanical Relief Oil castalia Chronoderm Creme Retinol Emma Hardie Brilliance Facial Oil Sisley Black Rose Precious Face Oil VGAM biome Nordik Elements Beautybio The Radiance Brightening Vitamin E + Rosehip Seed Facial Oil L'Oreal Paris Extraordinary Facial Oil Lancôme Absolue Precious Oil Naturativ 360° Aox Facial Cream For Day & Night Novexpert Booster Serum With 5 Omegas OSSOLA Skincare Birch Ferment Matte Lotion REN Vita Mineral Omega 3 Optimum Skin Oil REN Clean Skincare Vita Mineral Omega 3 Optimum Skin Serum Oil The Body Shop Oils Of Life Intensely Revitalising Facial Oil Universkin Nexultra 1 eve lom Radiance Transforming Mask L' Occitane Almond Supple Skin Oil Palmer's Skin Oil Therapy Face Romilly Wilde Light + Energy Serum Cleanser The afro hair and skin co. Awaken Reviving Body Treatment Oil Bulldog Original Stubble Moisturiser Garnier Organics Lavandin Facial Oil Glytone Soothing Lipid Recovery Cream Josh Rosebrook Balance Shampoo Josh Rosebrook Nourish Shampoo Novexpert Cleansing Oil With 5 Omegas Nurme All Natural Lavender Hair Conditioner Pure Super Hydrate Day Cream Spf 15 Roccoco Radiance eve lom Radiance Antioxidant Eye Cream ACO Repairing Skin Oil Apoliva Anti-Age Advanced Oljeserum Biodermal P-CL-E Oil Bulldog Beard Oil Glossybox 3-In-1 Rich Moisturiser For Normal to Dry Skin Librederm Collagen Rejuvenating Face Cream Origins Dr. Andrew Weil For Origins Mega-Mushroom Relief & Resilience Advanced Face Serum Origins Dr. Andrew Weil For Origins™ Mega-Mushroom Relief & Resilience Advanced Face Serum Pharmasept Cleria Renewal Dry Oil With Golden Mastic REF Leave In Conditioner Bulldog Original Shave Oil