MR Essentials Certified Organic Sweet Camellia Oil. 100% Pure and Organic. Cold pressed from the seeds of the camellia tree (Camellia oleifera). Camellia Oil is said to be the ancient beauty secret of the geishas, creating the smoothness of their skin and the sheen of the samurai hairstyles. It has been recognized for centuries in Eastern Asia for its highly restorative and rejuvenating effect on skin. As well as this, it has been used as a cooking staple in China and Japan for centuries, as well as rust protection for swords and woodworking hand tools. High in squalene and essential fatty acids. It has anti bacterial and anti fungal properties. Traditional medical texts promote camellia oil for moistening lung conditions, removing heat, calming wind, helping the mind and brightening skin and hair. 50ml
Who are MR Essentials?
MR Essentials was set up in 2009 by two pharmacists dedicated and passionate about preventative medicine and leading holistic organic lifestyles. With backgrounds in pharmacy, extensive clinical knowledge and many years of service the pair noticed that the general population has come to rely heavily on the convenience of modern pharmaceuticals, to the detriment of their overall health.
We believe the future of medicine is in preventative health, empowering and educating individuals to care for their health and that of their families. The MR Essentials range was created with this passion for holistic sustainable organic health in mind.
MR Essentials currently offers three ranges:
MR Essentials Certified Organic Oils
MR Essentials Homeopathic formulations
MR Essentials Skin Care
MR Essentials do not believe in synthesised supplements, and endeavour to keep to the most organic formulations possible. Organic systems work in harmony with nature, keeping harmful chemicals out of our land, water and air, creating a healthy environment rich in wildlife, woodlands and nutrients. The organic standards place great emphasis on building and maintaining healthy soil, nutritious crops and optimising animal welfare.
MR Essentials is a proud Member of SAFE.
SAFE is New Zealand's second largest animal advocacy organisation. It prevents cruelty against animals including factory farming, genetic engineering and much more.
MR Essentials are proud members of Soil Health Australia and New Zealand Soil Health works towards building nutrients back into the soil to enable better health in our communities.
Healthy soil is alive with trillions of minute organisms which recycle and free up nutrients to enhance plant growth. More nutrient availability means better quality food. Living organisms within the soil retains water and reduces soil erosion. Soil Health focuses on avoiding modern farming practices that overuse pesticides, herbicides and fertilisers. Overuse of these products leads to less soil microbes and poorer plant health. Soil Health promotes farming that increases microbes resulting in more nutrients being available for absorption by plants.
The uses of Certified Organic Camellia oil include:
Culinary: A quality oil for cooking with, that stays stable at high temperatures. It has a high oleic acid content, exceeding that of olive oil.
Externally as a beauty oil. Camellia oil is highly penetrating. Along with Jojoba and Rosehip, Camellia oil is one of the most rapidly absorbed plant oils. Its emollient and penetrating properties, allow it to travel to the deepest layers of the skin. Camellia oil is rich in squalene, a natural emollient.
For your hair. High in olein acid, Camellia oil softens, conditions, moisturises and protects hair and provides it with moisture and shine. It is said to help promote hair growth, help cleanse the scalp of dandruff and can be rubbed into the ends of the hair (as well as through the hair and scalp) to help with split ends.
Internal use. High in essential fatty acids and also squalene, the health benefits of Camellia oil are numerous, with the main benefits being with heart and cardiovascular health.
The constituents and composition of Camellia Oil. Camellia seeds contain between 40-50% of nutritive oil that is low in saturated fat. Approximately 88% of the fatty acid composition contained in Camellia Oil is in the form of monounsaturated oleic acid. Camellia Oil is also a rich source of other omega 3,6 and 9 fatty acids plus polyphenols, plant collagen, squalene and antioxidants as well as vitamins, A, B ,C,E ,K P and various minerals, P, Za, Ca, Fe, Mn, and Mg.
Although the seeds and leaves contain caffeine, caffeine is a water soluble compound that is not present in Camellia Oil.
Camellia Seed Oil is a nutritive, antioxidant, non-comedogenic, protective, anti-inflammatory, moisturising, hypo- allergic and emollient.
Certified Organic Sweet Camellia Oil. 100% Pure and Organic. Cold pressed from the seeds of the camellia tree (Camellia oleifera).
MR Essentials Certified Organic Oils are guaranteed certified organic and free from artificial colours, preservatives, gluten and Genetic modification. This guarantees quality for you and your family without any harmful additives, pesticides or herbicides.
Directions for use of Certified Organic Camellia oil: Camellia oil is a wonderful multipurpose oil that can be used as a face moisturizer, around the delicate eye area, hair treatment, body oil, lip balm, and cleansing makeup remover. It is the perfect natural replacement for skin serums.
Apply topically morning and night.
Safe For All Skin Types: Camellia oil is suitable for all skin types including normal, oily, dry, matured, combination, sensitive and allergy prone skin.
It has a shelf life of at least 18 months when stored in a cool dry place, away from direct sunlight.
Keep out of reach of Children. It has a shelf life of at least 18 months when stored in a cool dry place, below 30C away from direct sunlight.
Orders within New Zealand are dispatched by courier once your payment has been processed. Our customer service team aim to dispatch your order within 24 hours during the working week. Within Auckland please allow 48 hours for delivery. For all other areas please allow 72 hours.
Within NZ, supplement orders over NZ$70 are conveniently delivered freight free. Freight Free may exclude food items and cleaning products - we will contact you if additional courier charges apply to your order containing these items. Orders under NZ$70 in value will have a delivery charge based on the delivery address.
• Auckland (Wellsford to Pukekohe) - $5.00
• Rest of the North Island - $6.50
• South Island - $8.00
Auckland orders have the option to be collect, free of charge. We are located at 344a Rosedale Road, Albany, Auckland 0632. Please note that collection is only available between 10am and 4pm, Monday to Friday.
International orders are sent out using tracked international services. Delivery for international orders usually take 5-10 business days to arrive. Freight charges for international orders are based on the weight of the total order.