Omega oils, also known as EFAs (Essential Fatty Acids) are crucial for our diet as our body cannot produce them. Fushi make a range of very high quality oils which can be used not just for cooking but also on the skin or hair – they are the original multi taskers.
Known as the Blessed seed for its numerous health benefits, the black cumin seed is an important medicinal oil that been used for centuries in Arabian, African and Asian countries. Black Cumin seed oil is rich in omega 6 and 9, vitamin B1, B2, B3, folic acid and many minerals including iron and calcium. It can be taken internally or used externally as a head or chest rub, as one of its most well-known benefits is for the respiratory system. This ancient energising oil boosts vitality and helps calm the nervous system, promote healthy digestion and is thought to be beneficial for flatulence and constipation too. Black Cumin Seed Oil can be taken internally to help improve the condition of hair, skin, and nails, and it can also be used to treat these areas topically. It is thought to be useful for skin conditions such acne and various forms of eczema.
Camellia oil is derived from the seeds of camellias, a kind of evergreen shrub with shiny leaves and rose-like flowers. Camellia oil is known to be effective multi-purpose moisturiser. It has been used in parts of Asia by women to nourish both their skin and hair for centuries. It penetrates quickly and deeply, leaving the skin with optimum hydration and no greasy feel. It can help reduce fine lines, acne scarring, the appearance of pores and diminish pregnancy stretch marks or prevent them. It contains Vitamins A, B, C, E and Polyphenol, natural antioxidants that safeguard your skin from the damaging effects of UV/environmental exposure and free radicals. It offers similar benefits for hair. It adds shine, softness and smoothness to your hair.
Fushi Jojoba Oil £14.50 Waitrose (Shop Now)
Golden Jojoba oil is an hypoallergenic oil as well as one of the most easily absorbed oils. It is an ideal moisturiser for the skin and can be used on a daily basis to ensure your skin stays smooth and supple. It is also an anti-aging oil as it helps prevent wrinkles due to its rich content of vitamin E and antioxidants. It can also be used as a nourishing hair oil and is suitable for all skin types. Can also be used as a makeup remover and for shaving, the liquid wax makes for an easy shave and protects the skin from razor burn and redness.
Fushi Rosehip Oil £14.50 Waitrose (Shop Now)
Rosehip oil is a very dry and light oil and known for its moisturising effect on the skin. It is rapidly absorbed giving it an extremely non greasy feel on the skin. Rosehip Seed oil is rich in Essential Fatty acids, especially omega 3 and omega 6. Rosehip can be used as a moisturiser, or can be incorporated into a cream, lotion or a massage oil.
Fushi Argan Oil £13.00 Waitrose (Shop Now)
Fushi Argan oil is 100% pure Moroccan Argan oil, cold pressed from the Argan nut that grows in the south western Morocco, where all-women cooperatives specialise in high quality Argan oil extraction. Picked by hand, the fresh raw kernels are cold pressed to produce light golden coloured oil. The outstanding cosmetic and nutritional qualities of Argan oil can hardly be more diverse: it has an intensive moisturising effect and strengthens the skin's natural defence. Its natural abundance of vitamin A and vitamin E oil wards off free radicals and helps protect against wrinkles and fine lines. In addition, Argan oil boosts the circulation and stimulates cell activity and renewal. The rejuvenating effect of Argan oil is inestimable: the skin looks denser, smoother and more alive. It is also recommended for frizzy hair and can be used as a conditioning treatment for the hair. Argan oil benefits from being rich in antioxidants. It helps neutralise free radicals and can help fade scars and age spots as well as balance sebum protection and may even be useful for acne sufferers. Rich in omega 6 and plant sterols it is a highly nutritive oil much like vitamin E oil