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Black Currant Seed Oil

Rated 4.9 out of 5
Based on 8 reviews
Unleash the power of nature with Black Currant Oil - a sweet and fresh essential oil. Packed with vitamins and flavonoids, this oil boasts potent antioxidant properties that help to protect your skin from environmental stressors.

With its delightful aroma reminiscent of freshly picked berries, Black Currant Oil is the perfect addition to your skincare routine. Add a few drops to your favorite serum or moisturizer to enhance its nourishing properties and leave your skin feeling soft and supple.
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Carefully sourced for safe & effective topical use

At Wholesale Botanics, we understand the importance of safe and effective topical use when it comes to carrier oils. We go to great lengths to source and select the highest quality oils that are specifically chosen for their suitability for both topical and therapeutic applications, as well as their ability to blend seamlessly with essential oils. Whether you're seeking carrier oils for aromatherapy, massage, skincare, or creating your own unique blends, our thoughtfully sourced carrier oils are designed to provide you with a truly enjoyable experience.

Wholesale Botanics carrier oils are naturally derived, minimally processed, and carefully evaluated to ensure safety and therapeutic potency.
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Vegan Friendly

The oil is 100% Vegan - No animal was harmed nor used in the manufacturing of this product.

Responsibly Sourced

We work with farms and producers in over 30 countries to support renewable harvest and grow practices.

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Oil Report

Access the certificate of analysis below to see the geographical and scientific data of our Black Currant Seed Oil.

Geographical & Botanical Breakdown of Black Currant Seed Oil

View and download the Certificate of Analysis for our Black Currant Seed Oil.

Botanical Name
Ribes nigrum
Type
Carrier Oil
Grade
Botanical
CAS Number
68606-81-5
Also Known As
  • Currant Seed Oil
  • Cassis Oil
Grown In
  • France

Oil Profile

This luxurious oil is a natural antioxidant powerhouse for glowing skin.
Extraction Method
Cold Pressed
Parts Used
Seed
Appearance
Pale yellow to yellow liquid
Aroma
Fruity, tart, earthy
Key Components
γ-Linolenic acid, α-linolenic acid, vitamin E
Blends Well With
Calendula, lavender, and patchouli essential oils
Mixes Well With
Argan, grapeseed, or rosehip carrier oils

Key Components

Black Currant Seed Oil is rich in essential fatty acids, particularly gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA).
The oil contains a range of antioxidants, including flavonoids and vitamin C, which may help protect the skin from environmental damage.
Black currant berries contain higher levels of polyphenols compared to strawberries and raspberries.

Black Currant Seed Oil Uses

Try incorporating the following topical and aromatic uses of Black Currant Seed Oil into your routine to unleash the natural wonders of this luxurious oil.

How to Use Black Currant Seed Oil

Topical Uses

Nourishing Cuticle Oil: Massage a few drops of Black Currant Seed Oil into your cuticles to nourish and condition them. Let the oil's rich essential fatty acids potentially strengthen your nails and promote healthy, beautiful cuticles.

Dry Skin Remedy: Take advantage of this oil's emollient properties and apply Black Currant Seed Oil to areas of dry, rough skin for its potential to restore moisture and hydration. 

Aromatic Uses

Relaxing Massage Oil: Combine Black Currant Seed Oil with a soothing essential oil, like Lavender or Ylang-Ylang. Massage the blend onto your body to promote deep relaxation and released tension.

Luxurious Bath Soak: Blend Black Currant Seed Oil with your favorite relaxing essential oils, such as Chamomile or Lavender, and add it to your bathwater. Immerse yourself in the moisturizing and aromatic embrace, allowing the cares of the day to melt away.

Black Currant Seed Oil Hair Mask Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Black Currant Seed Oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon plain yogurt

Instructions

Mix all of the ingredients in a clean bowl. Apply to damp hair, leave on for 30 minutes, then rinse thoroughly and follow with your regular shampoo routine.

Black Currant Seed Oil Fun Facts

Black Currant Seed Oil is commonly used in skincare products due to its potentially moisturizing and rejuvenating effects on the skin.

Black currant is extensively cultivated in Europe, contributing to a total annual blackcurrant production of nearly 160,000 tons.

In southern Asia, the seeds of this plant are commonly referred to as 'Kalonji,' while in the Middle East, the most prevalent name is 'Habbat us Sauda.'

What is Black Currant Seed Oil?

The black currant plant Ribes nigrum was widely cultivated in temperate climates in Europe. In Nordic countries, the berries were celebrated for their unique taste and abundance of vitamins and phytochemicals. They became a staple in various dishes and drinks, showcasing the plant's versatility. 

Derived from the seeds of the plant, Black Currant Oil has a nutrient-rich composition that is now recognized for its high vitamin C and carotenoid content. Its antioxidant-rich profile makes it a valuable ingredient in skincare and aromatherapy. 

What Our Customers Think

"I was impressed with this oil.. Very hydrating. Gives my face a natural glow and hydrates my skin." - Luz Arrizon 06/13/23
"I've been using it for just a few days and it already works" - Ryan Smith 05/08/23
"I'm obsessed with this black currant seed oil! It's helped my hair grow so much faster and my scalp is less dry and itchy." - Victoria Gonzalez 05/02/23
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Reviewed by Huyentran H.
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Alleviated itching on my wrists

It helped so much with the rash on my wrists.

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Phenomenal quality, quick shipping, and excellent customer service!!

The entire experience was effortless. The essential oils come in a beautiful box. Expertly packed. Excellent quality.

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I was impressed with this oil.. Very hydrating. Gives my face a natural glow and hydrates my skin.

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Works quick

I've been using it for just a few days and it already works

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