Carum Petroselinum Seed Oil (Petersilienöl)
Aromatic parsley seed oil contributes to Lush products’ flavour.
How is it made?
This essential oil is obtained from parsley seeds by steam distillation. It is different from parsley cooking oil which is extracted by solvents or by pressing the seeds to get their fatty acids (as with sunflower or sesame).
What are the benefits?
The essential oil has a warm and spicy scent and taste.
Parsley is the most popular garden herb in Europe, and is one of the first herbs to appear each spring. It belongs to the carrot family of plants, Apiaceae, and is native to Europe and the eastern Mediterranean region.