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Widely known in the world of cooking and cosmetics, grapeseed oil is also a treasure for wood care.
This article introduces this oil and explains how to use it to embellish and prolong the life of your wooden crockery.
As its name suggests, grape seed oil is made from the grapes used to produce wine.
Thanks to its cold extraction process, this oil is naturally rich in antioxidants.
Grape seed oil is a nutrient-rich oil that is highly beneficial to the human body.
It is naturally composed of fatty acids and powerful antioxidants such as vitamin E.
🌳 Grape seed oil is sustainably produced from grape residues from the wine industry, reducing waste. What's more, it's non-toxic and food-safe, making it an ideal option for kitchen utensils. 🌳
The antioxidant properties of grapeseed oil protect wood from light-induced discoloration. The oil also forms a protective barrier against moisture.
Grapeseed oil nourishes the wood deep down, preventing it from drying out and cracking.
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The first step is to clean your wooden crockery. Use lukewarm water and mild soap to remove food residues and bacteria. Rinse and dry your wooden product thoroughly.
Make sure your product is not damp before applying grapeseed oil.
To wash your wooden dishes, use a natural, non-chemical soap. You can use a natural almond milk and honey soap, for example.
Here are a few things to look for when buying grapeseed oil:
In the photos below, you can see the kuksa on the left before applying the oil and on the right afterwards.
Seed oil gives a natural finish to wood, as it is light and penetrates easily into the wood without leaving residues.
Reduced protection time
Compared with other oils, grapeseed oil requires more regular maintenance to keep the wood in good health.
This oil creates a protective barrier on the surface of the wood, helping to shield it from moisture, stains and scratches.
Grapeseed oil goes rancid more quickly than other oils, so proper storage is essential.
Grape seed oil deeply nourishes wood, helping to prevent it from drying out and cracking.
It's a light oil that doesn't offer long-lasting protection and requires more maintenance for frequently used crockery.
Short drying time, so dishes can be used quickly.
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