Wheat germ oil is the oil extracted from the berry of the wheat plant. We add wheat germ oil in select blends because it is one of the most concentrated natural sources of Vitamin E, and rich in healthy fats like omega 3 and omega 6. It is incredibly high in vitamins and minerals such as A, E, B, and D, as well as vegetable proteins.
All of those rich fats and antioxidant properties make it excellent brain food for babes. Their little bodies soak up healthy fats in the first two years of life and use it for their incredibly fast-developing brains. The minerals and vitamins are beneficial because, let's face it, babies are sometimes picky eaters and not getting their full range of daily required nutrients. :)
And, despite the name, the oil is actually gluten-free because of the refining process that it goes through. While we don't recommend it for babies with the most severe cases of celiac, for the large majority of babes, it's completely fine - and delicious!