Brazil Nut Oil,
Bertholletia excelsa, is a light yet highly nourishing oil rich in essential fatty acids, selenium and vitamins. Its texture and aroma gives it great versatility for use in a wide array of innovative personal care products. Brazil Nut Oil's high selenium content offers strong antioxidant properties. When used in personal care products, Brazil Oil hydrates and softens the skin.
Brazil Nut Oil Properties:
High in Essential Fatty Acids
Oleic Acid: 35.0 - 50.5%
Linoleic Acid: 25.0 - 40.0%
Palmitic Acid: 15.0 - 28.0%
Stearic Acid: 6.0 - 9.0%
Arachidic Acid: 1.0 - 1.5%
Palmitoleic Acid: 0.5 - 1.0%
Myristic Acid: 0.2 - 0.6%
Linolenic Acid: 0.1 - 0.3%
Rich in Selenium, a powerful Antioxidant
High in Vitamins A, B, C and E
Brazil Nut Oil is a highly recommended ingredient in products for:
Mature, Aging Skin
Dry, Cracked Skin
Eczema, Psoriasis and Other Skin Conditions
Dry, Brittle and Damaged Hair
INCI: Bertholletia excelsa (Brazil) Nut Oil
Shelf Life: 1-2 Years
NAOH SAP Value: 0.138 (converted to ounces)
KOH SAP Value: 0.195 (converted to ounces)
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Customer Ratings and Reviews
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3 out of 5
Location: Wimborne, UK
Andis Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Something I: Purchased for Myself
5 out of 5
Location: Revere, MA
Patricia Posted: Friday, September 23, 2011
Something I: Bought to Give as a Gift
I read about Brazil Nut Oil in a magazine. It has many useful purposes. I am not disappointed.
Total Number of Ratings Left: 2