Camellia oil has been used in Japan since centuries, wherein woman that grow and harvest the Camellia flower have hairs that grow down to their feet and very beautiful and charming skin. There are many versions of Camellia oil available and not many people know that the best Camellia oil that actually works is one that comes from Oshima island of Japan.
There are many versions of Camellia oil, some come from China, some from Japan and some from other parts of the world and it is obvious to get confused as we can see lot of websites are providing wrong information.
In this article whenever we say Camellia oil we are referring to the original Camellia oil that comes from Japan and not that tea seed or tea tree or tea oil Camellia. The flower from which Camellia oil is extracted symbolizes feminine beauty and the oil that is extracted from its seeds is rich in vitamins A, B, D and E and nourishing ommega three, six and nine and oleic acid. The beauty of this oil is that it’s molecular weight makes it easier and faster to get absorbed in your skin thoroughly. Camellia oil has more naturally-occurring antioxidants than almost any other botanically derived oil.
Camellia oil easily penetrates skin without clogging pores, nourishing the skin with omega-9 fatty acids, polyphenols, vitamin E, and even plant collagen and proteins.
Woman which use and grow Tsubaki oil have the longest hairs and most shining skin in the world. Since ancient period when there were no cosmetics or creams available, it was Japanese Camellia oil that had protected woman’s beauty in volcanic areas from the tough environment. Till date Camellia seeds are hand picked and extracted manually in the local factories, making it free from chemicals and preservatives while preserving its essence. Japanese Camellia oil has been mentioned in a document written in eighth century, when woman used to grow hairs as long as 7 m and comfortably managed them with the help of the Japanese Camellia oil. Tsubaki oil is not just an excellent product for hair growth, but it also highly beneficial for
- Dry skin
- Sensitive skin
- Insect bites
- After shave for men
- Antioxidant for blades
and much more that is why it is also commonly referred to as a magic oil.
If it would be prepared through chemicals or heat refining in industries than it would not be effective and works best when cold pressed. It contains lot of antiaging polyphenol antioxidants and works as an amazing moisturizer as well. Approximately 82% of its fatty acids are composed of Oleic fatty acid (Omega-9), a remarkable transdermal carrier and very effective in enhancing skin and hair’s ability to retain moisture. It gets absorbed very quickly and efficiently traverses to the deepest level of your skin, accelerating cell and tissue growth.
It is important to understand that the Japanese Camellia oil works best when it is not chemically treated and not refined. They are lots of makes and models of this oil available today and it is imperative to differentiate between the one that is handmade and other that has been manufactured through chemical treatment. Researching and finding the best product for your needs that is pure and original is surely a difficult decision due to the sheer saturation of various products available in the market today.
How to use Camellia oil?
Camellia oil can be used for hair growth, skin care, body care and to treat various other infection and health problems too. Let’s look at the major applications one by one
For hair growth
As per Japanese recommendation, it works best when used as a leave-in that is when applied after showering, however how much one should apply depends upon an individual’s preference. You can try it in various quantities and learn what works best for you because a little of it is enough. If you have rough hairs that are difficult to manage you can even use it before shower. Camellia oil can be used individually after shower that provides shine and prevents breakage as a deep treatment pack or after using any here cleanser as well. If you use any hair cleanser such as seaweed hair cleanser then after applying it, rinse well and dry softly with towel before applying Japanese Camellia oil.
For Skin care
Camellia oil is non comedogenic, which means that it does not blocks your skin pores and prevents acne. It is an advanced transdermal carrier of tissues rebuilding nutrients and bioactive compounds such as collagen and elastin that prevents dryness, repairs your skin tissues and reverses any harm done due to sun exposure and aging. However some facts that Camellia oil contains vitamin E and sunscreen capabilities are exaggerated. It is good for treating any damage caused due to sun but is not a great sunscreen product. If you are buying Camellia oil specifically for its sunblock capabilities or anti aging than it is important to mix it with rice bran oil. Rice bran oil contains higher levels of vitamin E and antiaging antioxidant then Camellia oil. However these both the oil shall not be used as a mixture but can be applied separately with a gap of 15 minutes between each of them.
Not just hair and face but this can be applied on your complete body because it contains rich antioxidant and fatty acids that helps moisturizing your complete skin. Since it gets absorbed fastly and penetrates deep, it is highly beneficial for moisturizing, nourishing and softening of your skin. It restores body tissues, cures acne, remove scars and eliminates wrinkles and fine lines. It is a great product to repair pregnancy stretch marks. Apply a small amount gently after taking a shower and within few days you will start noticing the positive effects.