Look for products made from 100% pure wheat germ; it is the best source of Vitamin E for humans. It moisturizes and revitalizes dry, flaky skin.
Vitamin E oil has a history of being used in dermatology for over 50 years. It is very high in nutrients and high antioxidants
There are eight major chemical forms of naturally occurring Vitamin E, but alpha-tocopherol is the most abundant and best compatible for human tissue.
Super Benefits of Vitamin E
Your body benefits both externally and internally with the use of Vitamin E.
- It protects the skin from sun damage and can help skin heal from sunburn exposure.
- Improves dry, flaky skin anywhere, even lips and cuticles.
- Vitamin E Oil is good for smoothing out scars even acne scarring.
- It is an anti-inflammatory and even used to preserve products.
- Superlative for anti-aging by encouraging new growth of skin cells and good for photo-induced (sun) skin aging.
- Even beneficial for dry hair helping rehydrate and stimulating hair follicles.
Board-certified Dermatologist, Erum Ilyas M.D. says; “Vitamin E oil hydrates the superficial layers of skin, it can minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.”
Dr. Stafford R. Broumand reports; “There have been studies that show Vitamin E may increase circulation to the scalp. This temporary increase in blood flow could help enhance strength of the hair follicles.”
My Recommended Uses for Vitamin E Oil
When selecting your Vitamin E oil product, make sure it is natural and not synthetic; it may not produce the results desired.
- Best to use at night since it is thick and oily. You only need 1-2 drops to rub on the desired areas.
- If no oil is available you can use Vitamin E capsules, puncture them and squeeze out the drops.
- You can add Vitamin E Oil to your favorite lotion to increase moisture and you may prefer using a lotion versus just the oil.
- It helps Eczema symptoms, like itchy, blistery and crusty patches helping the skin on the outside appearance and repairing skin on inside.
Possible Side Effects
If you have sensitive skin do a small patch test first, especially the face, which is the most sensitive skin area. There have been rare reports of irritating reactions.
Vitamin E oil may stain bedding or clothing.
Cindy Burrows, B.S., M.T., Herbalist and Nutritional Health Consultant. Helps individuals start health programs to improve their life, wellness and happiness. Cindy is a speaker, writer and entrepreneur of several businesses.