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Pecan Oil

Pecans in Shell

Pecan Oil is used in massage applications. If not used in a small dilution with another vegetable oil, Pecan Oil may overpower a blend.

Botanical Name: Carya pecan

Aroma: Extremely Light Nutty Aroma.

Viscosity: Medium.

Absorption/Feel: Good Penetration, But Leaves an Oily Film on the Skin.


Color: Virtually Clear.

Shelf Life: 12 Months.


Important Note: The information provided on AromaWeb is for educational purposes only. This data is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

General Safety Information: Use caution when trying any new ingredient, including carrier oils on the skin or in the hair. Those with nut allergies should consult their medical practitioner before coming into contact with nut oils, butters or other nut products. Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Safety information can be found by visiting the Safety Information page. For very in-depth information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand. 

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