Red Raspberry Seed

Rubus idaeus

This unique carrier oil has a light fruity aroma and is high in essential fatty acids and has an incredible antioxidant content. Red Raspberry Seed Oil is cold pressed from the seeds of the red raspberries, mainly cultivated in the temperate regions of Europe and North Asia.

Being so high in Omega 3, and 6 make this an extremely rich and moisturising oil. It is also high in phytoserols which make it a great addition to sun protection products. It is hydrating and soothing and its anti-inflammatory properties make it a valued ingredient in products for sensitive and inflamed skin, and conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.

A versatile carrier oil, Red Raspberry Seed Oil with its subtle, fruity aroma is easily absorbed by the skin and a valued ingredient in a wide range of products including skin care, body care, hand and nail care, bath products and hair care.

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  • Studied Properties
  • Common Uses

Studied Properties

APPEARANCE: Light green to light brown colored liquid

ODOUR: Characteristic light fruity aroma

SPECIFIC GRAVITY @20°C: 0.910 to 0.950

REFRACTIVE INDEX @20°C: 1.470 to 1.482


The main chemical constituents of Red Raspberry Seed Oil are: Palmitic Acid, Stearic Acid, Oleic Acid, Linoleic Acid and Alpha-Linolenic Acid

Red Raspberry Oil is high in Vitamin A and E, and Omega 3 and 6.

Common Uses

Red Raspberry Seed oil is a wonderful addition to skin care products, bath and body care, sunscreens, sun care, face masks, lip products, hand and nail care and great in hair and scalp care products.

Properties: With a subtle, pleasant, fruity aroma and a light, this unique carrier oil is packed full of Vitamins and fatty acids. It is soothing and hydrating, and an extremely versatile oil.

Skincare: Red Raspberry Seed Oil is rich in Vitamin E and A. Being high in the essential fatty acids (Omega 3 and 6) make this oil highly moisturising and it helps improve skin elasticity, and gives it a high antioxidant content.

It is light, non greasy and easily absorbed, and suitable for most skin types.

It is great for inflamed and sensitive skin, especially conditions such as acne and blemished skin, eczema and psoriasis, and helpful with stretch marks.

Being high in phytosterols makes it an excellent choice for sun care and after sun care products.

It is a valued ingredient in hand and nail care products.

Hair Care: Red Raspberry Seeds contain a very high amount of vitamin A and C.  Both of these vitamins promote healthy hair. The Vitamin E in Red Raspberry Seed Oil helps to nourish the scalp and hair. The fatty acids and the anti-inflammatory properties help with soothing scalp irritation.

Lip care: Red Raspberry Seed Oil is used in lip balms, particularly products aimed at dry lips with its beautiful nourishing qualities and being so light and easily absorbed and with such a fresh, berry aroma.

Bath and Body Care: With its light, fruity aroma and highly moisturizing qualities, this oil is great in bath and body care products.