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What Are The Health Benefits of GrapeSeed Oil?

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Obi Obadike

Obi Obadike

Celebrity Fitness & Nutrition Expert, CFT, SFN, M.S. Founder & CEO – Ethical Inc.
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What are the health benefits of grapeseed oil benefits? It is high in omega 6 fatty acids and polyunsaturated fats. Polyunsaturated fats can help reduce your cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease. Grapeseed oil comes from extracting leftover grape seeds.

 Grapeseed oil has a great source of Vitamin E. Vitamin E works as a fat-soluble antioxidant that helps protects your cells from free radicals that have been associated with cancer, heart disease and other chronic illnesses.  The antioxidant effects of Vitamin E also help to support your immune system.

What are the health benefits of grapeseed oil benefits? Photo Credit: iStock- Milena Khosroshvili

Beauty companies use grapeseed oil in their skin care and hair care products.  A lot of the beauty benefits is tied to its Vitamin E and omega 6 fatty acid content.  Vitamin E does a good job of battling radicals which can help improve your skin if this is embedded in your diet.

The same benefits can happen if you apply it to your skin in the form of grapeseed oil. According to the Linus Pauling Institute omega-6 fatty acids and omega 3 fatty acids are important for skin function and appearance.

A couple of the beauty benefits of Grapeseed oil are:

  • Moisturize skin
  • Tighten pores
  • Heal acne
  • Reduce the appearance of scars

When you apply Grapeseed oil to your skin it penetrates quickly. It can also protect your skin from absorbing full damage from UV sun rays. You can apply a few drops to your clean skin before you go to bed at night and then do the same thing in the morning time.

 And the great thing about this it doesn’t give you oily skin.

“Grapeseed oil has a great source of Vitamin E. Vitamin E works as a fat-soluble antioxidant that helps protects your cells from free radicals that have been associated with cancer, heart disease and other chronic illnesses.”  Celebrity Fitness & Nutrition Expert Obi Obadike

 Grapeseed oil can also improve the health of your hair and scalp by:

  • It can help loosen dead skin and restore moisture.
  • It helps to add strength and shine without leaving it oily.
  • It is also used as a natural remedy for baldness.

The Bottom Line is Grapefruit seed oil contains Vitamin E and fatty acids which provides great health benefits. Such as reducing your cholesterol level and helping to support your immune system. It also has great skin and hair benefits such as bringing more moisture to your skin and hair.

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