Hazelnut oil (Corylus avellana) – carrier oil for massage
Hazelnut oil contains useful amounts of essential fatty acids including linoleic acid.
Hazelnut Oil has a faintly nutty aroma, is highly penetrative and is fine textured and is one of the most highly unsaturated vegetable oils.
It is heralded as an oil that helps to tone and tighten the skin while strengthening capillaries and assisting in cell regeneration, and in folk medicine has been used to massage children with respiratory problems.
Hazelnut massage oil has great moisturizing qualities which makes it a good choice to include when mixing a massage oil or preparing a carrier oil blend.