Grapeseed Oil is used as a base oil for many creams and lotions. It is the preferred carrier oils for many massage therapists because of its light, satin-like finish. It also has some astringent qualities and is good for oily, acne-prone skin.
Botanical Name: Vitis vinifera.
Common Uses: Grapeseed Oil is heavily used in massage therapy, cosmetic manufacturing, and in aromatherapy.
Shelf life: Grapeseed oil is quick to go rancid; users can expect a shelf life of 3 to 6 months with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.