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CAMELLIA HERBAL DESCRIPTION
Camellia (Camellia oleifera) is also known as White Tea Leaf, Green Tea Leaf, Camellia Oil and Tea Oil.
Camellias are large, attractive, evergreen shrubs best known for their beautiful flowers. There are more than 2,300 named varieties of this shrub. Camellia oleifera grows in the mountains in the South East region of Asia and blossoms all winter. It is the type of tea oil that is used medicinally.
The Camellia sinensis variety is the source for green tea.
Camellia oil is rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids, oleic and linoleic acid, and vitamins A, B, and E. It has antioxidant, disinfectant, and germicidal properties and is free of cholesterol. It is said that roughly one-seventh of China’s population uses Camellia oil for skin and hair care, and for cooking. In the Western world it is known as "Eastern Olive Oil." Camellia Leaf extract is often used in skin products and body soaps.
CAMELLIA USES, HEALTH BENEFITS & SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE
Camellia oil is useful in lowering blood cholesterol levels and blood pressure, and helping prevent coronary diseases. This oil rejuvenates skin cells which is beneficial for moisturizing the skin and hair, and strengthening the nails.
Camellia oil contains squalene which helps increase oxygen production, counters the effects of fatigue and anoxia, and enhances the body’s metabolism. It also boosts the immune system and improves the overall function of the intestine and stomach.
Using Camellia oil directly on the skin provides protection from ultraviolet radiation. The oil also works well in treating tinea (fungal infections), such as jock itch and athlete’s foot. As an ingredient in shampoo, Camellia oil helps clear up dandruff, prurigo, and can help prevent hair loss.
CAMELLIA DOSAGE INFORMATION
Camellia oil comes in various forms and is an ingredient in many skin care products. For best results, read and follow product label directions.
CAMELLIA SAFETY, CAUTIONS & INTERACTIONS INFORMATION
Camellia oil is generally regarded as safe for cooking and medicinal use. Read product labels to make sure it is a food grade oil is using it internally. Otherwise it is for external use only.
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CAMELLIA OLEIFERA HERBAL PRODUCTS
Camellia Oil is obtained from the seeds of the plant (Camellia Oleifera). The plant grows mostly in Asia. This oil has been used to add nourishment to normal skin and aging skin to help restructure and moisturise Camellia oil can be used in formulations to provide the monounsaturated acids, (oleic up to 80% and linoleic acid 9%) vitamins A, B, and E, which provide antioxidant, disinfectant and germicidal properties. With these properties the carrier oil can be used advantageously in: Nourishing shampoos and lotions for dry, damaged and delicate hair. Body moisturising after-sun milks Emollient gels for around the eyes Softening hand creams Nail strengtheners Restructuring creams for damaged skin Moisturising creams for dry skin Applying around the eyes to help soften wrinkles.
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Camellia oleifera is cold pressed and refined with a subtle, slightly herby scent. From China, Camellia oil has been used for centuries in the East for its rejuvenating and revitalising properties. It blends well with Sweet Almond oil to make a wonderful massage oil. It is high in antioxidants and the fat soluble vitamins A, E and D. It is lovely for dry, ageing, sun damaged or sensitive skins and is gentle enough to be used in baby products. It is easily absorbed making it ideal in facial skincare products. As a conditioning treatment, Camellia oil leaves hair smooth and glossy and soothes dry and itchy scalps.
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Pure Camellia oleifera Oil has antioxidant properties. For external use only.
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