All skin types can benefit from this oil. It absorbs deeply into the skin without leaving a greasy residue. It can be used by those with dry skin to help moisturize. It also works well for those with oily skin, by aiding in skin regeneration.
Pomegranate oil stimulates “keratinocyte” proliferation, which promotes regeneration of the epidermis. This helps skin retain its youthful appearance by creating new skin cells. Pomegranate oil is a key ingredient in our oil blend each one chosen to maximize the benefits of the other. Continue reading below to learn more about this outstanding oil.
Pomegranate seed oil possesses both anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to clear up symptoms of acne, such as pimples and associated redness. By exerting its effects on bacterial growth, pimples often are unable to form in the first instance, so outbreaks of pimples are less frequent.
Pomegranate oil is rich in antioxidants, is an excellent moisturizing agent, and has a higher antioxidant activity than red wine and like green tea in its antioxidant levels. (1) It helps to neutralize free radical damage from the sun, can promote collagen synthesis, and reduce the signs of aging and wrinkles.
A compound found in pomegranate seed oil known as Punicic acid, has shown exciting potential in stopping the growth of cancer cells or cells with pre-cancerous potential. Studies have shown that Pomegranate seed oil works as a chemo preventative. (2) Meaning that it cannot only help fight against cancer forming but may also help reverse post damage(3) from the sun. Pomegranate seed oil contains a high concentration of ellagic acid.
Ellagic acid is a polyphenolic compound that is found in red raspberries and other fruits. It is an antioxidant that has been shown to help prevent skin cancer as well as preventing UV damage and wrinkle formation. Ellagic acid also lightens and brightens the skin.
Ward against hair loss
Pomegranate seed oil can help to slow down hair loss is action is taken early, as the oil helps improve circulation, helping to promote nutrient delivery to the follicles. It also helps to protect hair from excessive damage, and help hair regain its youthful self.
Rich in essential acids
An omega 5 fatty acid present in pomegranate seeds, punicic acid reduces skin inflammation and aids in skin repair. It also hydrates our skin and prevents moisture loss. This fatty acid protects the skin from sun damage and defends against radicals. Pomegranate seed oil is close to 70% punicic acid.
While regenerating the skin by causing old skin cells to be removed more quickly. It also reduces scarring. Pomegranate seed oil contains a human compatible form of pro-estrogen which enhances skin texture in both men and women by supporting hormonal balance.