Wheatgerm oil is one of the widely used carriers and also has great medicinal properties. It is thick and heavy with a strong smell. The oil is rich in vitamin E and other essential fatty acids. It also contains vitamin A, B1, B2, B6, C and other proteins and minerals like magnesium, copper and zinc. The presence of all these nutrients makes it a good source of dietary nutrition. Wheatgerm oil is also a good emollient. It is heavy in nature and hence is normally blended with other oils for massaging purpose.
Anti-aging and antioxidant properties help minimize wrinkles and fine lines whilst reducing signs of premature aging and preserving the skin. The vitamin B content in wheat germ oil helps in tissue growth, repairing tissue damage and assists vitamins, minerals and nutrients reaching your cells.
Wheatgerm oils is an anti-inflammatory and soothes and repairs skin easing problems like eczema, dry skin and psoriasis. It is recommended for skin that has been exposed to sun and environmental damage.
Wheat germ oil preserves the texture of your hair and is optimal for a dry and flaky scalp