Common English Name: Black raspberry (seed).
Botanical Name: Rubus occidentalis.
Plant Family: Rosaceae.
Method of Extraction: (Cold) expeller pressing of the seeds.
Origin: Indigenous to (eastern) North America.
Plant Description:A deciduous shrub with pinnate leaves, flowers, and a dark-purple or black aggregate fruit.
Main Chemical Components: Vitamin E, linoleic acid and alpha-linoleic acid (omega 3 and omega 6).
Blends Well With: Other carrier oils; essential oils.
Uses: Damaged skin, irritated skin, sensitive skin, mature skin, dry hair, nourishes hair, damaged hair.
Fun Fact: Not to be confused with red raspberry seed oil. The berries have been used as a natural dye for hundreds of years.
Cautions for Use: None noted for general aromatherapy use.