Learn “About Vegetable Oils”

About Vegetable Oils

Written by: Jade Shutes, B.A., Dipl. AT, Cert. Herbalist

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About Vegetable Oils is the first of a series of reference e-books designed to support and enhance your knowledge of all things related to aromatherapy!

Discover the incredible benefits of a wide range of vegetable oils for maintaining and supporting the health of the skin.

Table of Contents

  • About Vegetable Oils
  •     What products are vegetable oils used in
  •     General therapeutic benefits
  • Understanding the chemistry of vegetable oils
  • Chart of minor components of vegetable oils
  • Why this is important
  • Importance of quality for vegetable oils
  • Fat-soluble vitamins and nutrients found in vegetable oils
  •     Tocopherols
  •     Vitamin A and Beta-carotene
  •     Vitamin D and Lecithin
  • Fatty acids
  •     Fatty acid chart
  •     Fatty acids and Essential fatty acids
  • Phytosterols
  • Squalene
  • Lipids and the Skin
  • Transepidermal water loss and the natural moisturizing factor
  • How to protect the skin from loss of moisture
  • Sebaceous Lipids
  • Overview of Lipid composition of Sebum and the Epidermis
  • Sweet Almond
  • Apricot
  • Argan
  • Avocado
  • Baobab
  • Borage
  • Camellina
  • Castor
  • Coconut
  •      About fractionated coconut oil
  • Evening Primrose
  • Grapeseed
  • Hazelnut
  • Hemp
  • Jojoba
  • Marula
  • Neem
  • Olive
  • Palm kernel
  • Pomegranate seed
  • Pumpkin seed
  • Rosehip seed
  • Safflower
  • Sea Buckthorn
  • Sesame
  • Sunflower
  • Tamanu
  • References

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