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Raspberry Oil

Commonly known as: Rubus Idaeus Seed Oil (I.N.C.I.), Natives biologisches Himbeerkernöl.
Botanical name: Rubus idaeus.
Extraction process: First cold pressure.
Family: Rosaceae.
Part of the plant extracted: Seeds.
Location: Northern and central Europe, and temperate and cold Asia (from Turkey to Siberia, China and Japan).
Flowering: From May to October.
Provenance, origin: Poland
Phytochemical composition: Polyunsaturated essential fatty acids (linoleic acid, alpha-linolenic acid), monounsaturated essential fatty acids (oleic acid), saturated essential fatty acids (palmitic acid), vitamin E, carotenoids (beta-carotene, lutein, and cryptoxanthin), ellagic acid
Sensorial properties: Aussehen: Ölige Flüssigkeit; Farbe: Gelb-orange; Geruch: Leicht fruchtig; Griff: Trocken.
Physical characteristics: Density : 0,900-0,930g/cm3 ; Oxidative potential: Stable with an induction time of 11,9 (110°C, 10 L/h); Comedogenicity index: 1; Saponification index=184 - 191 mgKOH/g
Benefits: Antioxidant, soothing, astringent, toning, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, softening, emollient, repairing, nourishing.
Concerns: All skin types, especially sensitive, damaged, mature and atopic skin; All hair types.



Face care (masks, creams, serums, lip balms, eye contour gels, scrubs, face oils); Body care (sun creams, body milks, hand creams, after-sun care, tanning oils, nail care); Hair care (shampoos, conditioners, masks, hair serums); Make-up (lipsticks, tinting powders, blushes, glosses).


Vegetable oil is very sensitive to oxidation. Can be kept for 6 to 8 months after opening in a cool place (preferably in the refrigerator), in its original packaging, closed, away from air and light.

Contra-Indications and Precautions

There are no contraindications to the cosmetic use of raspberry vegetable oil. Pregnant women and young children can use it. Avoid contact with the eyes.

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The species name of the raspberry, "Idaeus", comes from its discovery on Mount Ida near Troy in northern Turkey, the scene of Greek mythology. According to legend, the fruit derives its red colour from the blood of Ida, daughter of the King of Crete and nurse of Zeus. Wanting to calm Zeus down, she picked some raspberries which until then had been white in colour, she then scratched her breast which coloured the fruits red when it bled.