Virgin Prunus Oil
Prunus Domestica Seed Extract
A golden and silky wonderfully perfumed oil
The Ente plum, a variety of the Prunus Domestica species, is from the South West of France (Lot-et-Garonne) and is mainly used to make Agen prunes, which are still referred to as “Aquitaine black gold” in France.This unique French origin is what gives the virgin plum oil its rare and precious character.When eaten fresh, the plum has excellent antioxidant activity. This property is also found in the oil,which is naturally rich in tocopherols (80% γ-tocopherols): 700ppm (three times more than virgin olive oil).It protects the skin from external aggression and is stable to oxidation (Rancimat test = 34h). The Virgin Prunus Oil is obtained from the first cold pressing of plum stone kernels. This unique and exclusive procedure createsadded value to Agen plum production. Laboratoires Expanscience also helps stimulate the local economyand form part of an approach to enhance the value of local products.Virgin Prunus Oil is an oleic oil (70% oleic acid) with 20% linoleic acid from the omega 6 family.This oil has a unique fragrance and is particularly recommended for the formulation of “perfume-free” products.
Dispersion: In oily phase
Description: Oil liquid at room temperature, may contain a slight cloudiness or deposit, pale yellow to orange yellow colour with characteristic bitter almond fragrance
Origin: Plant – Ente Plum