Wheat Germ Oil Ayurvedic Benefits & Uses for the skin & hair. It is used in many natural, herbal formulations as it is highly nourishing and moisturizing for mature, aging, and excessively dry skin. Vitamins and fatty acids present in this emollient help repair cracked, scarred skin while restoring its even tone. Use sparingly in face care as comedogenic rating is high. Great for hair care.