Wheatgerm Carrier Oil

Triticum vulgare

  • Certified Organic Available
Studied Properties

Wheatgerm oil is one of the widely used carriers and also has great medicinal properties. It is thick and heavy with a strong smell. The oil is rich in vitamin E and other essential fatty acids. It also contains vitamin A, B1, B2, B6, C and other proteins and minerals like magnesium, copper and zinc. The presence of all these nutrients makes it a good source of dietary nutrition. Wheatgerm oil is also a good emollient. It is heavy in nature and hence is normally blended with other oils for massaging purpose.

APPEARANCE Light yellow to golden yellow colored liquid

ODOR Characteristic mild wheat like odor

SPECIFIC GRAVITY @20°C 0.915 to 0.930

REFRACTIVE INDEX @20°C 1.469 to 1.479


Palmitic Acid
Stearic Acid
Oleic Acid
Linoleic Acid
Alpha-Linolenic Acid

ALLERGENS: No known allergens.

Common Uses

Skincare: Anti-aging and antioxidant properties help minimize wrinkles and fine lines whilst reducing signs of premature aging and preserving the skin. The vitamin B content in wheat germ oil helps in tissue growth, repairing tissue damage and assists vitamins, minerals and nutrients reaching your cells.

Wheatgerm oils is an anti-inflammatory and soothes and repairs skin easing problems like eczema, dry skin and psoriasis. It is recommended for skin that has been exposed to sun and environmental damage.

Haircare: Wheat germ oil preserves the texture of your hair and is optimal for a dry and flaky scalp

Extracted from the kernel of wheat grains, wheat germ oil is a rich source of vitamin B6, folic acid, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, and many other essential nutrients.  In fact, it contains 23 different nutrients. Wheat germ oil is made from the germ of the wheat.  The grain consists of three parts – the husk, the germ and the endosperm – and it is the germ that is used in the manufacture of the oil. 

More about Wheatgerm Carrier Oil

Studied Properties

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Moisturizing
  • Revitalizing
  • Soothing
  • Emollient
  • Antioxidant

Common Uses

  • Anti-aging
  • Body Care
  • Hair & Scalp Care
  • Skin Care
  • Massage
  • Hydration
  • Dry Skin

Feature Constituents

  • palmitic acid
  • stearic acid
  • oleic acid
  • linoleic acid
  • α-linolenic acid
  • palmitoleic acid

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