Common English Name: Blackberry (seed).
Plant Family: Rosaceae.
Method of Extraction: (Cold) expeller pressing of the seeds.
Origin: Indigenous to Europe and the United States.
Plant Description: A perennial plant which does not flower until its second year. It produces a fruit that ripens from green to red to black.
Main Chemical Components: High (up to 90%) in essential fatty acids of omega 3 (linoleic acid), omega 6 (linoleic acid), and omega 9 (oleic acid), and antioxidants of vitamin C and vitamin E.
Blends Well With: Other carrier oils; essential oils.
Uses: Dry skin, irritated skin, nourish skin, damaged skin, moisturize skin, mature skin, wrinkles, damaged hair, dry hair, nourishes hair.
Fun Fact: Blackberries are related closely to raspberries.
Cautions for Use: None noted for general aromatherapy use.