Size: 4 oz
Botanical Name: Orbignya oleifera
Extraction Process: Cold Pressed
Description: Babassu oil is naturally anti-inflammatory and is often used to treat skin conditions such as eczema. Babassu’s natural anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties have been known to target acne. This nourishing oil helps to promote healing of acne-related scarring. It has been known to bring relief to dry and itchy skin irritations such as psoriasis.
Babassu Carrier Oil is a great emollient beneficial for both dry and oily skin. It gently moisturizes the skin without contributing to an oily sheen. It has similar properties as Coconut Oil and is increasingly used as a substitute for it in massage therapy.
Babassu comes from Palm trees in Brazil and is very similar to coconuts. It has a melting point relatively close to the body temperature, so it melts on contact when at room temperature.
Its chemical composition includes fatty acids, Vitamin E, Lauric acid, Stearic acid, Myristic acid, Oleic acida and antioxidants
Some of it’s properties and common uses are:
– Skin healing & protecting
– Reduce stretch marks
– Hair and scalp health
– Doesn’t clog pores
– Repair chapped lips
– Blends well with essential oils
– Light and quick absorption
Consistency: Solid at room temperature. The jar can be placed in a bowl of warm water to liquefy. Babassu Oil contains a high content of lauric and myristic acids which have melting points relatively close to the body temperature.
Cautions: None known.
Disclaimer: These statements and products have not been evaluated by United States Food and Drug Administration and are not approved to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease. The information given is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional.