Pecan (Carya Pecan) Carrier Oil Profile, Benefits

Ingredients: Pecan, Hickory

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Pecan (Carya Pecan) Carrier Oil Profile, Benefits

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Notes: If not used in a small dilution with another vegetable oil, pecan oil may overpower a blend.

  • Scent: Very light, nutty
  • Consistency: Medium
  • Absorption/Feel: Good penetration, leaves oil film on skin.
  • Color: Virtually Clear
  • Shelf Life: 1 year

Action: Emollient, moisturizing, anti-inflammatory

Benefits: Pecan oil is a light but rich, nutrient-packed oil. It's a good choice for formulations for mature or dry skin. It is high in oleic acid and very moisturizing. Internally, pecan oil is very good for cardiovascular health and digestion.

Good for Skin Types: Dry/Mature


Chemical Analysis: High fiber content, EFAs – linoleic, palmitic, stearic

Precautions: Not for use by those with nut allergies.

Science and Research

  • Microbial Lipid Production from Enzymatic Hydrolysate of Pecan Nutshell Pretreated by Combined Pretreatment.

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