The Baobab tree is native to Africa and regions of India. Traditionally, all parts of the tree are utilized for nutritive, culinary, personal care and beauty applications.The seeds produce an oil that native women have used for countless years to protect their skin and hair from harsh weather conditions.
Virgin Baobab Seed Oil is highly stable and is an excellent source of essential and other fatty acids, including up to 34% of Linoleic Acid (Omega-6) and up to 3% Linolenic Acid (Omega-3). It also is a rich source of sterols, Vitamin A and Vitamin E.
Our Virgin Baobab Seed Oil is unrefined. It is derived using 100% sustainable wild harvesting techniques. It is carefully stored and packaged to maintain the purity, freshness and beneficial properties of this premium quality, nutritive, virgin, cold pressed oil.
Virgin Baobab Seed Oil Properties:
Golden Yellow Hue (Resembles Jojoba in Appearance)
Non-Comogenic (Does not clog pores)
Mild, Nutty, Characteristic Aroma
Rich in Vitamins A and E
Fatty Acid Composition:
C16:0 Palmitic Acid: 18-30%
C18:0 Stearic Acid: 2-9%
C18:1 n-9 Oleic Acid: 30-42%
C18:2 n-6 Linoleic Acid: 20-35%
C18:3 n-3 Linolenic Acid: 0.5-3%
C20:0 Arachidic Acid: 2.0 Max
Virgin Baobab Seed Oil is especially rich in Vitamin E, Vitamin A and sterols. It is highly emollient, helps maintain radiant, supple skin, supports skin elasticity and minimizes the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. The significant level of fatty acids contributes to the effectiveness of the oil when used to soothe and nourish dry and problem skin. Its high tocopherol content makes it a strong anti-oxidant and contributes to its stable shelf life.
Virgin Baobab Seed Oil is Perfectly Suited for the Following Personal Care Applications:
Recommended Usage Rate: 1-100%
Origin: Zimbabwe INCI: Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Seed Oil Extraction Method:Cold Expeller Pressed Shelf Life: 2 Years Saponification Value (mg KOH/g oil): 180 - 200 SAP Multiplier for NaOH: 0.135 SAP Multiplier for KOH: 0.19