red raseberryRed Rasberry Seed Co2  Rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids it contains: 48-63% linoleic acid (C18: 2) and 23 to 30 % alpha-linolenic acid (C18: 3) tocopherols and tocotrienols. It contains a high 84% of Essential Fatty Acids or EFA’s, the most abundant of which are linoleic, alpha linolenic, and oleic acids. The composition of these omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids has been shown to reduce the effects of oxidative stress in skin. Red rasberry seed oil is an excellent free radical scavenger and antioxidant, and a rich source of alpha and gamma tocopherol as well as y-tocopherol, along with carotenoides (Vitamin A). With a reported use for the prevention of rash, eczema and other skin lesions, it also has superior anti-inflammatory properties as compared to other well-known oils such as virgin avocado oil, grapeseed oil, hazelnut oil, and wheat germ oil . A very interesting fact about this oil is its potential in the sunscreen industry due to its UV absorbing qualities. It contains a sun protection factor (SPF) of between 28 and 50 and contains extremely high levels of alpha and gamma tocopherols (vitamin E), vitamin A, approximately 30% of omega 3 and 54% of omega 6 fatty acids, so with approximately 84% content of essential fatty acids, it gives the skin a vital broad spectrum defense from harmful UVA and UVB rays.