Coconut virgin oil, Coconut oil benefits, Coconut oil, Coconut Botanical Name, Coconut benefits

Coconut oil
(Coco nucifera):

Extracted from the kernels of the coconut, by centrifuge. Coconut oil is softening and moisturizing and easily absorbed by..

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Sun flower virgin oil, Sun flower oil benefits, Sun flower oil, Sun flower Botanical Name, Sun flower benefits

Sunflower oil
(Helianthus annuus):

Sunflower oil has a balanced and rich nutrients composition. A large amount of Vitamin E and fatty acids (Omega-6..

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Black sesame virgin oil, Black sesame oil benefits, Black sesame oil, Black sesame Botanical Name, Black sesame benefits

Sesame oil
(Sesamum indicum):

Sesame oil is a good moisturizer and skin softener. It contains an antioxidant called sesamol which helps prevent..

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Sweet almond virgin oil, Sweet almond oil benefits, Sweet almond oil, Sweet almond Botanical Name, Sweet almond benefits

Sweet almond oil
(Prunus dulcis):

Sweet almond oil contains Vitamin A and B as well as essential fatty acids and minerals. The oil oil has excellent emollient..

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Grape seed virgin oil, Grape seed oil benefits, Grape seed oil, Grape seed Botanical Name, Grape seed benefits

Grapeseed oil
(Vitis vinifera):

Grapeseed oil contains high amounts of anti-oxidants and oligo-elements. It is astringent and has strong anti-bacterial properties..

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Tamanu virgin oil, Tamanu oil benefits, Tamanu oil, Tamanu Botanical Name, Tamanu benefits

Tamanu oil
(Calophyllum inophyllum):

Cold pressed from the kernel, it produces a rich, deep, browny green oil. It contains palmitic, Stearic..

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Argan virgin oil, Argan oil benefits, Argan oil, Argan Botanical Name, Argan benefits

Argan oil
(Argania spinosa):

Argan oil helps reduce the visible signs of aging and increases elasticity of the skin. Benefits of argan oil on the skin also include..

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Rice bran virgin oil, Rice bran oil benefits, Rice bran oil, Rice bran Botanical Name, Rice bran benefits

Rice bran oil
(Oryza sativa):

Rice bran oil is extracted from the bran (outer layer of the grain). Rice bran oil is rich in anti-oxidants including Gamma..

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Jojoba virgin oil, Jojoba oil benefits, Jojoba oil, Jojoba Botanical Name, Jojoba benefits

Jojoba oil
(Simmondsia chinensis):

Jojoba oil is known as the oil (wax) that mostly closely resembles human sebum. It can help regulate the amount of sebum (what..

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Pumpkin seed virgin oil, Pumpkin seed oil benefits, Pumpkin seed oil, Pumpkin seed Botanical Name, Pumpkin seed benefits

Pumpkin seed oil
(Cucurbita pepo):

Pumpkin seed oil contains 60 percent unsaturated fatty acid, Omega 3 and Omega 6, and is rich in vegetable protein. It also..

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Moringa virgin oil, Moringa oil benefits, Moringa oil, Moringa Botanical Name, Moringa benefits

Moringa oil
(Moringa Oleifera):

Moringa oil has excellent moisturizing, cleansing and emollient properties. It blends well with essential oils and is a good carrier oil..

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Evening primrose virgin oil, Evening primrose oil benefits, Evening primrose oil, Evening primrose Botanical Name, Evening primrose benefits

Evening primrose oil
(Oenothera biennis):

Evening primrose oil is renowned for its high gamma-linoleic acid (GLA), linoleic acid and other nutrients content. These..

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Perilla seed virgin oil, Perilla seed oil benefits, Perilla seed oil, Perilla seed Botanical Name, Perilla seed benefits

Perilla oil
(Perilla frutescens):

Perilla is an annual plant that is native to eastern Asia, and it is a member of the mint family. The perilla plant has a long history of..

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Macadamia virgin oil, Macadamia oil benefits, Macadamia oil, Macadamia Botanical Name, Macadamia benefits

Macadamia oil
(Macadamia ternifolia):

Macadamia oil chemical profile is very similar to sebum which gives it a great affinity with the skin.
It contains one of the..

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Black seed virgin oil, Black seed oil benefits, Black seed oil, Black seed Botanical Name, Black seed benefits

Black seed oil
(Nigella sativa):

Nigella Sativa originates from Western Asia. Black seed oil is rich in Omega 3 and Omega 6. It contains nigellose and..

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Palm virgin oil, Palm oil benefits, Palm oil, Palm Botanical Name, Palm benefits

Palm oil
(Elaeis guineensis):

The palm is rich in palmitic acid and stearic acid. Palm oil has a high carotenoids content which promote vitamin A activity in the..

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Virgin vegetable oils are also known as cold pressed oils.

The nuts or seeds are pressed and the resulting oil is simply filtered before bottling.

Virgin oils contain all the oily compounds in the seeds – the oil (triglyceride) itself, along with lecithin, vitamins, waxes, etc.
Because of the presence of all this compounds, Cold pressed virgin oils have the highest benefits to the skin.
Virgin oils however could sometimes be too colourful or the aroma overwhelming, in these case some oils needs to undergo some further processing like Deodorizing or Bleaching.

Oils are natural products and can vary greatly, in colour or aroma depending of their origins. The technology to press the oils can also have an influence, the oil obtained from the same seed will vary if pressed with a screw press or with an hydraulic press for example.

Oils will also have different texture and it is better to test a virgin oil for real before purchasing it to use in your spa.
Alodia offers whenever possible virgin oils pressed in Thailand. Our virgin oils are pressed all around the country from Isan, Northeast Thailand to South. We take a lot of care in the selection of our suppliers and the raw materials. We also press ourselves some oils to better assess the raw material and the oil.