This is a rich nourishing oil , which adds a beautiful orange colour to your blend , it has a high vitamin E content & is very good for dry, mature and cracked skin . It will improve itchy, flaky and peeling skin and so is a good choice for eczema, psoriasis blends. It is a very sticky oil and is rarely used solely in a blend usually it is added at about 10% it is an anti-oxidant and so it prevents blends from going rancid. It is a very good oil to use in pregnancy / stretch mark blends as it is so nourishing. Contains Protein, minerals lecithin and Vitamin A, D & E. * Recent research is questioning the effectiveness of wheatgerm as an anti oxidant, it is now commonly believed that the majority of Wheatgerm oil sold is already rancid and so of no use as a preservative.