Vegetable oil of musk rose
Origin of vegetable oil of musk rose
The musk rose (rosa affinis rubiginosa,) is a sylvestre plant, which grows wild in the rainy, cold and mountainous climate of the southern American andes and mainly in the Chilean part. the plant is presented in the form of a small shrub of 2.5 m x 2.5 m, spicy, with white or pink flowers, the fruit of which recalls that of our eglant (savage snorkel).
The climate of the Andean Cordillera promotes the development of musk rose, to the point of becoming an invasive plant. This variety of rosier has been known in europe for centuries, but it was mainly in the region of Chilean that the mapuches exploited its therapeutic and medicinal properties.
Chile is the main producer and exporter of the fruit, covering 85% of the world demand.
In 1983, studies conducted by the Chilean Design University of 180 patients, scientifically confirmed the healing properties of musk rose oil. these properties immediately interest the cosmetic industry, in permanent search for new products.
Production of musk rose vegetable oil
As for most vegetable oils, the manufacture begins by collecting fruit by hand. Then comes the drying in the sun (or in ovens for small businesses). after full drying, the seeds are extracted from the fruit, then pressed cold. the oil extracted from these seeds to a beautiful orange red color and a fine hazelnut odor. to keep all the benefits of musk rose oil, it is very important to extract it with great delicacy. then prefer, if possible, those from organic farming.
Composition of musk rose oil
Musk rose oil is very rich in fatty acids (≥75%) and mainly linoleic acid (omega-6 - 40 to 50 per cent) alpha-linolenic acid (omega-3) (from 30 to 35 per cent) and
en oleic acid (omega-9) (from 13 to 16%). there are also other fatty acids likepalmitic acid (3,)% orstearic acid ( 1)% .
In addition, musk rose contains a large amount of provitamin a (transretinoid acid or retinol) , vitamin e, vitamin k and a high level of vitamin c (85 mg per fruit) .
Omega 3 are an integral part of cell membranes and are therefore necessary for the good health of tissues and skin. they improve the elasticity of the skin, soothe irritation, fight inflammation and promote healing.
Oleic acid (omega-9) nourishes the skin, makes it softer and softer but also brighter.
Real care, omega 3, 6 and 9 complement each other to maintain the elasticity of the cells and the suppleness of the skin.
Vitamin e is one anti-oxidant powerful, it helps protect your skin and fight against effects of aging.
Properties of musk rose oil
The particularity of themusk rose oil is its richness in essential fatty acids polyunsaturated, vitamin e, and beta-carotene. these elements are particularly valuable for the beauty of the epidermis. It is suitable for all skin types, especially those that are irritated, damaged, sensitive, dry and fragile.
The musk rose oil:
- restores tone and flexibility to devitalized and dehydrated skins,
- regenerates and nourishes the skin,
- promotes the mitigation of skin wrinkles and tasks, thus limiting the effects of aging,
- moisturizes the upper layers of the epidermis, offering softness and freshness to the skin.
Vegetable oil can be used with pure musk rose or in combination with other vegetable oils such as ionate oil, stuffed oil, or, for very dry skins, with argan oil. to enhance its efficiency, a few drops of essential oils can also be added.
Pure or prepared, it is used both in light massages on the face and in local application on particularly dry body areas. you simply apply the oil and get it penetrated by a light massage of a few minutes.
1 - The various studies have found that the vegetable oil of musk rose, applied regularly on the skin, promotes the mitigation of scars and wrinkles, thus slowing the premature aging of the skin. Regular use of musk rose oil rejuvenate the skin with anti-wrinkle action. it can also be used to "slide" or reduce pockets under the eyes and circles.
2 - A study was also conducted on skin aging through sun action. the tests were performed on highly tanned skins with brown wrinkles and spots on the eyelids. ♪ wrinkles and stains started to fade as early as the first month of application rose oil. these findings confirm the regenerative properties of the epidermis cells of this oil. for optimal efficiency, it is recommended that a minimum of one month be applied daily morning and evening.
3 - We can of course use this oil on the face but, by its composition and moisturizing action on the skin, it can also be used on the whole body to treat certain skin problems such as skin problems and scars. It will be very useful also to hoist natural drought of elbows, heels and knees. It will also be perfect for the care of damaged hands.
4 - To confirm that the musk rose oil promotes healing, dclinical trials took place at seville university on post-operative scars. Although, after three months of oil application, scars were less obvious, and the elasticity of the skin had improved, it was necessary to wait for the fourth month to observe that the health of the skin had improved considerably. After six months of use, the results were excellent in more than 90% of cases. So you should not expect miracles. but objectively, there is an improvement, even in the case of an old scar. with acne scars, the results are also encouraging, even for those present since the time (do not use oil if acne is still active).
5 - In Chile, a study on burns revealed a clear improvement in the initial state, after four months of application of musk rose oil. Dr. Leonardo said that texture, quality and elasticity of the skin improve following applications of this oil on burns.
6 - To fight inflammation and dermatitis, some people who have undergone radiotherapy recommend massages with musk rose oil + essential oils of niaouli and tea tree. these applications can be made morning and evening. but be careful, far from the sessions, because the skin should not be fat during these. So don't do anything without talking to your radio therapist.
Summary of Benefits of Musk Rose Oil
- improves the look of scars, whether recent or old,
- warns of warts,
- Anti-wrinkles, fight against premature aging,
- acts on old age spots,
- acts on all scars like that left by acne or chickenpox,
- acts on burns and sunburn,
- restores flexibility to devitalized and dehydrated skins.
Pink oil musk in massage
This oil, alone, is a wonderful beauty care. to increase its properties, the benefits of essential oils can also be added.
Create your own massage oil, using "soft" and non-aggressive essential oils. the total concentration of essential oils shall not exceed:
Oil for the face: 1 to 2 % (20 to 40 drops for 10 cl)
Body massage oil: from 2 to 5% (40 to 100 drops for 10 cl)
Here are some ideas of mixtures:
- Care of the slender hands : use musk pink oil in which we will add essential oils of lavender, geranium and patchouli
- Nourish and take care of his skin on a daily basis Dilute in a soup spoon the musk rose oil, a drop of essential oil of ylang-ylang.
- Anti-inflammatory and soothing : Roman chamomile is all indicated on skin subject to irritation. a tablespoon of muskated rose oil+ one to two drops of Roman chamomile essential oil to apply in the morning or evening on the entire face, avoiding the eye contour.
- Soften the skin : mix the vegetable oil of musk rose with that of argan. Complete with a few drops of essential oil of geranium and lavender.