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Product Code: PCO4103
INCI Name: Aronia Melanocarpa (Chokeberry) Seed Oil
Chokeberries are the small fruits encased in a skin that is dark purple to black in hue. The Aronia melanocarpa shrub originates from the eastern part of North America. The plant is now cultivated almost all over the world, but it has gained the highest popularity in Europe. The berries when consumed raw are extremely tart, thus giving to its
chokeberry nickname. These astringent, flavourful, polyphenol-rich berries are commonly used in the preparation of jams, syrups, wines, juices, tisanes, flavourings and other culinary applications.
Chokeberry Seed Oil is cold pressed from dried chokeberry seeds to produce an amber oil that has a lovely texture and sweet, mild aroma.
Chokeberry Seed Oil absorbs rapidly on the skin and serves as a versatile, nourishing oil within a wide range of cosmetic, skin care and hair care applications. It is highly abundant in polyunsaturated fatty acids that helps to soften, soothe and moisturize the skin, leaving it feeling nourished and hydrated. It is well suited for sensitive, parched, dry, itchy and mature skin types. Within scalp and hair care applications, Chokeberry Seed Oil helps to condition and restore nourishment to the scalp and normal, dry and damaged hair. The oil is also highly regarded for its allevaiting and anti-inflammatory conditions.