Cucumber Seed Oil is cold-pressed from the cleaned and dried seeds of cucumbers. It is then carefully filtered to obtain a brilliant, clear yellow oil with a mild, fresh cucumber aroma. Cucumber Seed Oil possesses a remarkable amount of phytosterols, studies indicate that phytosterols help the skin strengthen its lipid barrier, restoring proper moisture balance, smoothing the surface of the skin and improving skin elasticity. Phytosterols are also known for their ability to nourish and stimulate the skin cells to encourage the regeneration of healthy skin cells.
Cucumber Seed Oil can be effective in treating dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, acne, and sunburned skin. It is a good choice for inclusion in formulations for revitalizing maturing skin. Cucumber Seed Oil would be effective in defending skin cells from free-radical damage.