Blackberry Seed Oil from Botanic Innovations

February 12, 2013

The ingredient is intended for cosmetic and nutraceutical uses.

Botanic Innovations (Spooner, WI) has added cold-pressed organic blackberry seed oil(Rubus fructicosus) to its extensive line of plant-based oils and flours.

Blackberry seed oil is a source of vitamin E tocotrienols and tocopherols, and various carotenoids such as lutein and zeaxanthin. The ingredient also boasts a fat profile predominantly made up of polyunsaturated fats, including omega-3 alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). Botanic Innovations says its seed oils come from a certified organic process that utilizes low temperatures and no chemicals or synthetic solvents.

The ingredient is best suited for cosmetic and nutraceutical applications.