Viobin wheat germ oil: This is a fat soluble natural oil derived from the germ of the wheat kernel and may be light yellow in color. Wheat germ oil also contains nearly 25% of the good stuff found in the wheat grain (vitamins, minerals, and proteins) and has several uses for topical and internal application.
Used as a nutritional supplement.
Wheat germ oil is thought to help with a number of skin conditions, including:
- Eczema and other skin irritations
- Damage from sunburn
When applied externally, wheat germ oil is thought to improve blood circulation to the skin and to the hair, and this can be helpful even for people with something as mild as dry or itchy skin. This might be due to he high vitamin E content of wheat germ. More than this, vitamin E is thought to act as an antioxidant and may even keep the oil from spoiling by enhancing shelf life.
Wheat germ oil is also a great carrier oil, making it perfect as a base oil for a shaving oil or sleep inducing blend.
Wheat Germ oil also contains several unsaturated fats which are known to benefit the body in a number of ways. These include:
- Improved cardiovascular function
- Raises HDL (‘good’ cholesterol) levels
- Reduction of blood glucose levels
Because of the fatty acids found in wheat germ, especially linoleic acid, it is also thought to help prevent atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries.
Wheat germ oil does not seem to produce any side effects, but always use a patch test if you suspect you’re sensitive to a particular oil.
Source: Thefusionmodel.com, https://www.thefusionmodel.com/wheat-germ-oil-benefits-uses-side-effects/