Know Your Ingredients: Walnut Oil

walnut oil

What it is
Walnut Oil is pressed from the nut of the walnut tree. It is high in linoleic acid and Omega 3 fatty acids.

What it does
Walnut Oil has antioxidant and emollient properties.

Side effects
Walnut Oil can cause allergies, esp to people who are allergic to these nuts.
It can also cause irritations in some people.

(Source: Eur J Nutr. May 2014)

6 Comment

  1. Zuleikha, yes, walnut oil can be used for the OCM and can be mixed with other oils as well. Some people feel it can be a bit too greasy for their skin, but then everyone’s different and if it works ok for you, there’s no reason not to use it.

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