We all know that cranberries are good for our health, packed with anti-oxidants it is known to treat or prevent a variety of health conditions, especially in women who suffer from recurrent urinary tract infection, there’s a variety of uses that derive from cranberry, many people know the famous cranberry juice but its oil is becoming very popular and is enriched with antioxidants too.
The powerful antioxidants in cranberry oil help to protect the skin against free radicals and sun damage, cranberry oil is cold pressed from cranberry seeds to extract the oil, which produces golden or yellow oil with a pleasant aroma.
Cranberries are a group of evergreen dwarf shrubs or trailing vines in the subgenus Oxycoccus of the genus Vaccinium, native to northern North America, Canada, and eastern United States, the seeds are normally discarded but in recent times have been used medicinally.
The oil from the cranberry seed contains high levels of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids, phospholipids, phytosterols and large amounts of antioxidants that offer a variety of health benefits, it is also a rich source of vitamin E, the body needs vitamin E for proper immune function, cell signaling, metabolism, gene expression, enzyme activity and blood clotting.
Cranberry Seed Oil is beneficial for itchy, scaly, irritated skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis. It is rich in Vitamin A, making it a good choice for inclusion within blends for acne or blemished skin.
It moisturizes and improve skin elasticity, reduces wrinkles, dryness and skin lines. Cranberry Seed Oil is also the perfect choice for all of your bath, body, skin, and baby care products where it offers excellent skin protection and will also help to stabilize, and improve the anti-oxidant activity.
It can be found as an ingredient in Iip balms, conditioners, soaps, lotions and creams. As an ingredient in hair care products it is intended to heal, strengthen and moisturize the hair and scalp and maintains a healthy growing hair.
This wonderful oil is known to prevent various cancers like breast cancer. The oil can also be emulsified and used in a variety of water-based products, such as juice drinks, sports drinks, and drink mixes.
Products containing cranberry seed oil are an excellent choice for our health and it doesn’t hurt to try and thus reap its many benefits.