Carrier Oil of the Month – Walnut

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Botanical Name: Juglans regia Family: Juglandacese Extraction Method: Cold Pressed Obtained From: Nuts Origin: USA Although once native to the Himalayas and China, Walnut is now grown in all temperate countries for is timber and edible nuts, with the USA remaining the largest walnut producer. Its trees can exceed 30 metres in height and bare groups of green fleshy… read more

Carrier oil of the month – Hazelnut

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This small, deciduous tree grows well throughout Northern Europe, but excels in the Mediterranean where it is widely cultivated. Hazelnut trees can still be found growing wild in British hedgerows and woodland, bearing  long, yellow catkins around March time. The oil, which accounts for approximately 40% of the nuts weight, is extracted from the kernel… read more