Wheat germ oil for the skin

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.

Why is wheat germ oil good for the skin?

Wheat germ oil is very useful for treating skin health, avoiding or correcting problems such as dry skin, eczema, herpes, dermatitis, etc.

It is also useful against the appearance of abnormalities such as stretch marks, wrinkles, etc.

Fatty acids are the components that give it a moisturizing and protective effect on the skin.

In addition, wheat germ oil applied to the skin manages to increase the blood supply to the blood vessels of the skin. In this way, there is a greater supply of nutrients to the skin that keeps it in better conditions.

On the other hand, we must not forget its vitamin E content, a recognized antioxidant, whose importance in maintaining this organ.

Skin preparations with wheat germ oil

Among the many preparations  with almond oil for the skin, we have, for example, the following:

Wheat germ oil cream for the skin

Ingredients

Preparation

  • Mix soybean oil, wheat germ oil and brewer’s yeast well
  •  Add the oatmeal until a homogeneous paste is formed
  •  Add hot water until producing clear mixture

Realization

  • Apply to your face for 30 minutes
  • Clean it well with clear water.

Use

Use it for dry or normal skin

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Editorial
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

21 January, 2020

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