Pistacia terebinthus, known as Terebinth, is widely grown in Asia and the Mediterranean region. It commonly grows widely in the pine forests from just above sea level to 1600 m. and in the rural areas of Eastern Anatolia and Southeastern Anatolia .
Terebinth oil is obtained by cold pressing from the seeds/fruits of the plant. The main fatty acids found in this oil are oleic, linoleic and palmitic acid. It has antimicrobial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, antiparasitic, expectorant, spasmolytic and antioxidant properties. It also contains phenolics and flavonoids such as quercetin and alpha-tocopherol. Menengic fruits are rich in protein, fat, fiber, unsaturated fatty acids, vitamins and minerals [2,3].
Terebinth oil can be used alone or blended with your other favorite base oil.
This oil is edible and also excellent for hair and skin.
This oil is suitable for all skin types, ideally suitable for dry, dehydrated, sensitive, irritated, dull or mature skins.
Topically, It is used in cosmetic and massage applications with its anti-inflammatory, nourishing, purifying, antioxidant, and soothing properties.
It is one of the most commonly used carrier oils for homemade soap making applications.
This oil is ideal for dry, dull or fragile hair.
Use Terebinth oil as a base oil in massage mixtures to use on irritation, dermatitis, and cracked skin to help relieve itchiness, flakiness, and inflammation.
Warning & Safety Requirements:
Store oils in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and out of reach of children.