It is called wheat germ embryo of wheat seed which is separated from it and milled to obtain flour.

Wheat germ rich in vitamin E, magnesium, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, thiamin and zinc. It is also a source of coenzyme Q10 and PABA.

Two tablespoons of wheat germ contains 65 calories, 6 g protein, 2 g of unsaturated fat and 2 g of fiber.

Wheat germ masks for the skin and hairProperties wheat germ

Combat premature aging and protects skin  oil wheat germ contains vitamin E, phospholipids and linoleic acid, which are very beneficial for the skin.

You can apply the wheat germ oil regularly to avoid the appearance of premature aging signs especially the legs rooster calls are the wrinkles that appear under the eyes.

Wheat germ can be used not only externally masks and creams, but also to prepare various dishes, in order to achieve a healthy and glowing skin.

Apart from this, the wheat germ oil is also a source of antioxidants that are a skin protection against damage from free radicals.

It helps to have a strong and healthy hair Vitamin E contained in wheat germ, helps the horse especially if consumed as part of their diet.

If your body remains deprived of vitamin E, the hair will become very rough, dry and begin to break very easily. The wheat germ also provides health to the body especially the heart.

Masks and wheat germ oils

Wheatgerm for dry skin of the arms, knees and elbows


  • 250 ml of wheat germ oil in a bottle


Apply on fingertips few drops of wheat germ oil and give gentle friction on dry skin of the arms, elbows, legs and knees for 3 minutes. Leave on for 10 minutes and then wash with warm water.

Mask wheat germ oil for dry skin complexion


  • 100 ml of wheat germ oil
  • 20 drops of jasmine or rose essence
  • 25 drops sandalwood essence


Mix all the ingredients and then, when they are well integrated, apply with gentle massage, dry skin of the face and neck 2-3 times a week. Leave on the mask for about 20 minutes and wash with warm water. Perform this mask preferably overnight.

Mask wheat germ oil premature wrinkles


  • 100 ml of wheat germ oil,
  • 60 drops of lavender oil or geranium
  • 100 ml of sweet almond oil


Mix all the ingredients and then applied, using the fingertips and gentle circular massage on the affected areas. Leave it on for about 15 minutes and then wash off with warm water.

Wheat germ hair

If you want your hair to look nice, add a few drops of wheat germ oil to your regular shampoo. Learn more beauty recipes with wheat germ hair and skin.


Wheat germ vacuum packaging can be stored safely for one year unopened. Open containers should be stored in the refrigerator and can be stored up to nine months if properly closed.

Wheat germ contains fat, so a cold storage is necessary to prevent spoilage.