Aromatherapy carrier oils are usually cold pressed vegetable oils taken from various parts of trees and plants, like the flowers and seeds. They are used predominently in the aromatherapy and cosmetic industry.
Aromatherapists use them to dilute medicinal and aromatic essential oils and absolutes to create various products such as message oils, compresses, baths and inhalations to enhance the body, mind and spirit of their clients.
The cosmetic industry uses them for their individual properties and suitabilities to create personal care products such as creams, lotions, soaps, scrubs, body wraps, facial masks, shampoos and conditioners.
They're also very popular with the hobbiests who desire to create their own unique, personalized products.