SNAANA’s pure & unrefined Cucumber Seed Oil is made from whole organic clean and dried cucumber seeds and can be used as a natural moisturiser for skin and hair. 100 per cent Pure cucumber seed oil is rich in vitamins B and C, minerals and essential fatty acid, making it highly beneficial for treating commonly occurring hair and skin problems. It is a non-volatile oil that is high in linoleic acid, oleic acid and phytosterols. Phytosterols help the skin strengthen its lipid barrier thus, restoring proper moisture balance, smoothing the skin’s surface and improving skin elasticity. Phytosterols are also known for their ability to nourish and stimulate the skin cells to encourage regeneration of healthy skin cells
The oil is cold-pressed from the dried seeds of cucumber. Cold pressing assures that the oil’s nutrients and the antioxidants remain undamaged. It has an anthelmintic, antibacterial, anti-cancerous, anti-dandruff, antidote, anti-hyperlipidaemic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, anti-stress, anti-ulcer, demulcent, diuretic, febrifuge, laxative, purgative and vermifuge therapeutic properties.
Cucumber Seed Oil can be consumed, such as making salad dressings and mayonnaise or sprinkling on cucumber salad.
Cucumber seed oil is cool in nature with sweet & astringent in taste. The seeds used in cold pressing are present inside the fruit.
SNAANA’s pure Cucumber Seed Oil (cooling oil) is used to treat skin conditions, bacterial infections, respiratory infections, digestive tract problems, inflammation, oedema, fever, constipation, arthritis, gout, obesity, hair loss and diabetes. Using the oil can lead to the accelerated healing of blemishes, pimples, and boils as well.
Cucumber Seed Oil is very light with the fatty acid composition that helps in keeping the skin fresh, soft and moisturised. The oil is absorbed quickly by the skin and it spreads well without leaving a sticky feeling in the skin.
Other benefits of Cucumber Seed Oil are listed as under:
- Moisturises skin.
- Hydrates hair.
- Ideal for inflamed skin.
- Reduces wrinkles and plump appearance in the skin.
- Helps soften cuticles, calluses and heels.
- Can treat stretch marks.
- Helps improve the appearance of scars and burns.
Directions for using SNAANA’s Cucumber Seed Oil
Skin: Moisturise once or twice daily with SNAANA’s pure Cucumber Seed Oil to improve skin’s elasticity, appearance and overall health. Also, it helps reduce free radical damage because of its high antioxidants that naturally scavenge free radicals which get accumulated throughout the day.
Hair: Gently massage your scalp with SNAANA’s pure Cucumber Seed Oil at least one or two hours before washing your hair. It not only helps get rid of itchy scalp and dandruff, but its regular use can also help prevent hair loss as well.
Body: Cucumber Seed Oil is also helpful in treating sunburn. Gently apply the oil to the sunburned areas of your skin. Its phytosterols and fatty acids can help repair the skin’s lipid barrier. It will also provide quick, cooling relief.
Massage with a few drops of Cucumber Seed Oil on the chest, neck and shoulders to help lower your blood pressure.
Cucumber Seed Oil can help reduce inflammation. Apply the oil on the inflamed areas of your body to get immediate relief. The oil has a nutty aroma.
People who often experience gout, which is a painful inflammation of the big toe and foot caused by defects in uric acid metabolism resulting in deposits of the acid and its salt in the blood and joints, can treat it with SNAANA’s Cucumber Seed Oil. Gently massage the foot and toe with the oil for a few minutes daily. The analgesic and anaesthetic properties will quickly alleviate pain, while the anti-inflammatory properties of the oil will reduce inflammation and fluids that get accumulated in the joints.
The cucumber seed oil has been proven to lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol. You can take 1 drop of cucumber seed oil orally each day for this benefit.
Storage: At SNAANA we do not use any chemicals or preservative to provide extended shelf life to the product, hence it is best to use within a year since cold-pressed. For the best health of the oil – it should be stored in cool temperatures and prevent prolonged exposure to air to avoid oxidation.
It is suitable for all skin types. Do a patch test when using the product for the first time. Always apply on moist face/hand & feet/ body for the best-desired results.
Do not cook with cold-pressed cucumber seed oil as it has a low smoke point. Add it to your cooked or raw recipes ready to eat. Do not eat/apply the oil if you are allergic to cucumbers.