Virgin Organic Rosehip Seed Oil is extracted from the seeds of the rose bush and is rich in essential fatty acids, particularly Linoleic and Linolenic. In skin care rosehip oil is an absolute must have for anti- aging and prevention of wrinkles, disoloration, and spots caused by over exposure to the elements. Due to it's high Vitamin C content it is extrememly high in anti oxidants which fight free radicals. Rosehip Oil has exuberant ability to penetrate deep layers of the skin and stimulate collagen production according to Cleveland Clinic leaving skin smooth and youthful. The essential fatty acids in rose hip seed oil can help reduce scarring and promote skin regeneration, as reported by CenterChem Inc. Essential fatty acids are emollients, which improve skin flexibility and permeability. Emollients also aid in skin repair. Vitamin A may also play a part in rose hip oil's affect on scar tissue due to its ability to improve skin texture and tone. The color of our Virgin (unrefined) Organic Rosehip Seed Oil is a characteristic reddish orange hue.