Aromatherapy Carrier Oils

Wheat Germ Carrier Oil

protein, minerals, vitamins E, A & D

dry cracked skin, eczema, psoriasis, prematurely aged skin, stretch marks. Thick, sticky, some sources say anti-oxidant. Use a 10% dilution

Note: often recommended as addition to other oils to increase stability and shelf life. It oxidizes more readily than others. The vitamin E content is low and does not prevent it from oxidizing. Also, Wheat Germ Oil can be very dangerous for a person with a severe wheat or gluten allergy.Wheat germ oil would be harmful to those people who have a wheat allergy, or gluten sensitivity, like Celiac Disease (CD), or the associated disease, Dermatitis Herpitiformus, (DH). Both Diseases are sensitive to the gluten in the wheat germ, and might inadvertently absorbed through the skin.