Botanical Name: Rubus Idaeus. Extraction Method: Cold Pressed. Processing Type: Unrefined. Obtained From: Seeds. Description: Extracted without solvents or chemical processing, Raspberry Seed Oil is an excellent oil used in cosmetic preparations to carry nutrients to the skin. Rich in skin-soothing components, including Vitamin A and essential fatty acids, it has high levels of tocopherols (antioxidants), which hydrate the skin and leave it feeling soft and smooth. Color: Clear to dark yellow with a light green hue. Aromatic Description: Very faint earthy scent, characteristic of most carrier oils. Common Uses: This oil makes a terrific addition to face creams with its anti-inflammatory benefits. Many people have found relief from skin problems such as eczema with continued, topical use. Raspberry Seed Oil can also be used in lip balms, creams, body balms and other skin-care formulations, and can be added to enhance protection against the sun. Owing to its high levels of UV-A and UV-B blocking properties, many find Raspberry Seed Oil an excellent complimentary ingredient to creams which include zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. Consistency: Medium viscosity typical of vegetable carrier oils. Absorption: Absorbed by the skin at an average speed, leaving a slight oily feeling on the skin. We are buying our oils from organic certified supplier, made with organic ingredients. Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of 1 years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended. Your item(s) will be shipped the same business day or next business day of confirmation of payment if received by 3:00 pm PST. (not including weekends or holidays) When you receive your item and are pleased with our transaction, please let us know by leaving positive feedback, we will do the same for you in return. Look forward to do business with you, H&B OILS CENTER Co.