Botanical Name: Triticum Vulgare.Origin: Wheat originated in the ancient fertile crescent area between the Mediterranean Sea and the Persian Gulf. It has since been grown in many temperate regions and is now one of the main sources of food . Our Wheatgerm oil originates from regions of North America. It is is extracted from the kernel of the wheat grain.Wheatgerm Oil is a great source of Vitamin E, which is an anti-oxidant that may benefit your skin but may also act as a natural preservative for your massage oils and blends. With its regenerative properties may helps soften damaged and ageing skin.Colour and odour : golden yellow to orange colour , intensive wheat scent Texture: Very Rich ( not suitable as a base oil for massages, best mixed with other oils )Shelf Life: 1 yearOur Wheatgerm base oil is studiously selected, bought more often not from primary sources, tested for purity and subjected to rigorous quality control standards.Our Wheatgerm Base Oil is sourced from USA and made by cold pressed extraction method.