Our Wheat Germ Oil is cold pressed from all natural wheat germ (Triticum spp.). It has a slightly nutty flavor, and is thick and sticky in consistency. Wheat Germ Oil contains linoleic fatty acid, vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), and has antioxidant properties.
Wheat Germ Oil (Triticum spp.)
When used topically, dilute first for best results.
Allergen: Contains Wheat. Because this oil is unrefined, the protein may not be removed from the oil that can cause the wheat allergy.
Vegetable oils are healthful and flavorful and provide many essential nutrients to the body, and they make a healthy and nourishing addition to body care products and a flavorful addition to culinary dishes and baked goods
- Refrigeration is highly recommended for this oil. It is a very sensitive oil that can degrade quickly when exposed to extremes in temperature fluctuation, oxidization and light, and should not be heated. However, it can be used as a baking ingredient for breads, waffles, cookies, and crackers.
- It can be drizzled on top of salads, pasta, vegetables, or finished foods.
- It is a moisturizing oil and is a wonderful ingredient to add to body and skin care products like creams, lotions, massage oils, and hair care products.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place, and avoid direct sunlight and heat. Preserving Oils: If stored improperly for long periods of time, the oils may become rancid. They have a minimum 2 year shelf life when stored properly. When making products with vegetable oils, you can also add 2% Vitamin E Oil to act as a natural preservative.