Carrier Oil Properties

½ oz. (3 t or 1 T or 228 drops) carrier oil : 9 drops of essential oil = 25:1

Aloe Vera – Leaves a slight hint of oil on the skin. Absorbs semi-quickly.  Sunburn, skin treatments, dry skin,
hydrating, and anti-inflammatory

Almond – excellent moisturizer for both the skin and hair, and it may even help prevent stretch marks and
protect your skin from sun damage

Apricot Kernel good facial oil; high in Vitamins A and B which aid in healing and rejuvenating skin cells

Arnica – good for inflammation and bruising, but do not use on broken skin

Avocado – good for dry & aging skin types; rich and heavy with minor sunscreen effects

Calendula – good as a body oil; speeds up healing and moisturizing for dry or damaged skin

Canola – good for massaging; absorbs easily; light in texture; odorless; very long shelf life

Castor – good for sealing in moisture; a heavy oil that seals and protects

Corn – good medium-weight oil; contains vitamins and minerals that are good for skin

Evening Primrose – good as an antioxidant and often added to other Carrier Oils to prolong shelf life

Grapeseed – good as a massage oil and facial oil; very light and penetrates the skin quickly

Hazelnut good for facials; loaded with vitamins, minerals and proteins

Jojoba – good for very dry or oily skin conditions; often added to other Carrier Oils to prolong their shelf life

Olive– good for most preparations; “extra virgin” has the highest amount of vitamins and minerals

Peanut – good basic aromatherapy oil; rich in vitamins and proteins

Safflower – good for softening the skin; it’s a light-to-medium weight oil

Sesame – good for skin conditions; loaded with Vitamin E, minerals, and proteins; has an SPF of 4

Soy – good as a massage oil; high in Vitamin E

St. John’s Wort – good for muscle and joint inflammations; healing properties are good for first aid uses

Sunflower – good for massage, body lotions, and body oils; rich in Vitamin E

Sweet Almond – good as a massage oil; loaded with protein; absorbs into the skin rapidly; odorless

Therapeutic Carrier – Fractionated Coconut Oil + Tamanu Oil + Golden Jojoba Oil

Walnut – good for the nervous system; medium weight; absorbs easily

Wheat Germ  – good for healing scars, burns and stretch marks; loaded with Vitamins A, D, and E