EO – Egg Oil

Overview

Egg Oil has wide applications in traditional medicine as a hair and skin treatment. It has moisturizing, anti-oxidant, and anti-ageing properties which are used to reduce grey hair and hair loss, treat eczema, dermatitis and other skin conditions.

Taken internally it is also thought to treat indigestion, improve memory, and support immune system function.

The triglycerides in egg oil include many types of essential fatty acids, including oleic and linoleic fatty acid and the cholesterol found in egg oil is excellent for the skin.

The oil can also be used as a carrier oil for essential oils such as tea tree oil (for anti-bacterial effects) or lavender (for calming effects).

Egg oil contains high quality cholesterol, which has the ability to help nourish, moisturize, and repair skin and hair.

Egg oil can alleviate the effects of eczema and aging skin and the application of egg oil on burns can lead to faster skin regeneration and reduce the formation of scars.

Applications

Dermatological:

  • Traditional Chinese medicine uses egg oil for burns, eczema, dermatitis, mouth ulcers, skin ulcers, tinea capitis, ringworm, frostbite, and hemorrhoids.

Cosmetic:

  • In traditional Indian medicine, egg oil is used to treat hair loss, dandruff, grey hair, and frizzy hair. It is also said to stimulate hair growth and regenerate hair follicles.
  • Egg oil is an excellent carrier/base oil for skin creams, ointments, lotions, etc. It acts as a moisturizer, anti-oxidant, skin penetration enhancer, skin conditioner, and anti-bacterial agent.
  • It can also be used as a cuticle softener and to reduce the peeling of nails.

Nutraceutical:

It is thought to be useful to treat indigestion, improve memory, and support immune system function.

Specifications:

Main Ingredients:

  • Egg Oil

About Egg Oil:

  • Egg oil is made up mainly of triglycerides, phospholipids, cholesterol, and lutein and has been used by the Greeks, Arabs, Jews, and Chinese in traditional cosmetics for thousands of years.
  • The lipid profile of egg oil makes it a perfect ingredient in cosmetics.
  • The phospholipids present in egg oil penetrate the skin, are absorbed easily and can deliver other ingredients into the skin quickly.
  • Egg oil contains high quality cholesterol, which has the ability to help nourish, moisturize, and repair skin and hair.
  • Egg oil can alleviate the effects of eczema and aging skin and the application of egg oil on burns can lead to faster skin regeneration and reduce the formation of scars.

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