Wheatgerm Carrier Oil - Triticum vulgare

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Botanical Name - Wheatgerm Carrier Oil - Triticum vulgare.

Plant Origin - USA.

Oil taken from - Germ.

Extraction Method - Hexane (solvent) extraction, followed by distillation (to remove solvent residues).

Colour - Deep golden yellow.


Aroma - Wheatgerm Carrier has a noticeable earthy, yeasty, bread-like aroma, making it a useful enriching Carrier in Aromatherapy massage, but as the aroma is stronger than most other Carriers it can distract from the aroma of the blend being prepared.

Not recommended to use as a stand alone Carrier.


Absorption rate - Absorbs well but slowly into the skin, taking longer than lighter, less nourishing carrier oils.

Shelf life - 24 months when stored correctly - see below for full details.


Traditional uses for Wheatgerm Carrier include -

Widely used for dry and mature skin types as it is nourishing & rich and has a high Vitamin A, B1, B2, B6 and E content, making it a useful natural antioxidant with strong anti-aging qualities.

Used as an enriching massage medium for hands on massage, as a Carrier Oil to dilute Essential Oils into and can also be added to skin care preparations to enhance and add nourishment the qualities of the blend or product.

Commonly added to face creams, it softens and has excellent hydration and emollient qualities.  Great for helping to improve dry and sun damaged skin types.

Wheatgerm Carrier Oil -

Can be added in a 5-20% dilution to enhance other carrier oils, and can help provide prolonged slip during massage due to its slow absorption rate.  Not recommended to use as a stand alone carrier due to its strong aroma, and its thick and sticky viscosity.


Mantra Aromatherapy Wheatgerm Carrier Oil is -

A pure Carrier Oil that has not been blended/adulterated or diluted in any way.

It is a Vegan product that is cruelty free.

Is presented for retail in a pharmaceutical grade brown glass bottle with a tamper proof cap (for quantities of up to 100ml) for ease of use, or is presented in an opaque wide lid plastic bottle for 250ml and upwards sizes.

Each product purchased is freshly decanted from verified stock in the Uk in Wales.

Mantra Aromatherapy Wheatgerm Carrier Oil is a Therapeutic Grade product and can be used as part of a Holistic treatment.


Product Safety -

Always store pure Carrier Oils in an upright position with their cap firmly secured in place.

To maximise the shelf life of any Carrier Oil it should be stored out of direct sunlight, in a cool, dry environment.  - A medicine cabinet is ideal or Carrier Oils can also be refrigerated* to prolong their shelf-life. 

*Please note that some Carrier Oils will become more viscous and/or solidify if stored below room temperature and will remain so until gently brought back up to room temperature.


Carrier Oils should never be -

taken internally,

never be put in or near the eyes nor put on areas of damaged or inflamed skin. 

they should be stored away from children and used with caution around babies, small children and pets.

care and Medical advice should be taken before using Carrier Oils to blend Essential Oils in if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you have a medical condition.

Always patch test before using any new Carrier Oil.