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known as chia oil

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function emollient, soothing, anti-inflammatory

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Salvia Hispanica (Chia) Seed Oil

Chia seed oil is an immediately soothing, calming and nourishing oil that contains an ideal 3:1 ratio of omega-3 (alpha-linolenic) and omega-6 (linoleic) fatty acids. It can significantly increase skin hydration and increase skin barrier function1 with a cushiony, pleasant skin feel on application. Chia oil also supports skin vitality with multiple vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

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[1] Jeong SK, Park HJ, Park BD, Kim IH. Effectiveness of Topical Chia Seed Oil on Pruritus of End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Patients and Healthy Volunteers. Ann Dermatol. 2010;22(2):143–148. doi:10.5021/ad.2010.22.2.143

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