Pracaxi Oil
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The Pracaxi Tree, also known as the Pracachy Tree, is a large, flowering tree with foliage that forms a beautiful canopy. The leaves of each branch consist of many smaller leaftlets that resemble a feather in appearance. The tree is highly prized by natives of the northeastern region of South America. For generations, they have considered Pracaxi Oil to be a miracle oil.

Pracaxi Oil is celebrated for its numerous benefits within skin and hair care applications. The nutritive composition of the oil includes an impressive quantity of Behenic Acid, a saturated fat that is exceptionally moisturizing to the skin and hair. Studies confirm that Pracaxi Oil is especially well suited for use with dry, irritated, problem and damaged skin.

Our premium quality Pracaxi Oil is carefully sourced, packaged and stored to maintain the purity, freshness and beneficial properties of this remarkably nutritive, cold pressed oil.


  • Clear, Yellow Hue
  • Characteristic, Nutty Aroma
  • Medium Viscosity
  • Effective Slip/Glide
  • Absorbs Rapidly
  • Fatty Acid Profile:
    • Myristic Acid C14:0 1-2%
    • Palmitic Acid C16:0 2.4%
    • Stearic Acid C18:0 2.4%
    • Oleic Acid C18:1 42-47%
    • Linoleic Acid (Omega-6) C18:2 1-3%
    • Behenic Acid C22:0 18-22%
    • Lignoceric Acid 12-16%


Pracaxi Oil is a superior emollient that absorbs easily and effectively penetrates the skin and hair. The numerous reported therapeutic properties of Pracaxi Oil make it ideal for inclusion in products intended for dry, problem, damaged or mature skin. Pracaxi Oil also helps balance skin tone and color.

In hair care applications, Pracaxi Oil delivers intense hydration, enhances smoothness, promotes shine and helps detangle the hair.

Pracaxi Oil is Perfectly Suited for the Following Personal Care Applications:

  • Skin Care
  • Lip Care
  • Hair Care
  • Nail Care
  • Cosmetics
  • Aromatherapy
  • Massage

Recommended Usage Rate: 1-100%

Origin: Brazil
INCI: Pentaclethra macroloba (Pracaxi) Seed Oil
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Shelf Life: 18 Months
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g oil): 175 - 195
SAP Multiplier for NaOH: 0.132
SAP Multiplier for KOH: 0.185

Wholesale Pricing: [wholesale pricing info]
  2 fl oz., $8.89
  4 fl oz., $13.92
  8 fl oz., $24.38
  16 fl oz., $42.22
  32 fl oz., $72.56
  64 fl oz., $134.50 *
  1 gal., $245.54 *
  5 gal., $1,126.24 * ^


*This item does not qualify for any promotional discounts.

^This product will ship separately.

UPS Surcharge of $11 will be added to this item.

Customer Ratings and Reviews

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Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Kay

Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Location: Rosemount, MN

Comments: Excellent results on my skin!

Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Karim

Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Location: Stittsville, ON

Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Kathleen

Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Location: La Habra, CA

Comments: I was introduced to Pracaxi oil when I was botched by a surgeon in 2010. I had a homecare nurse. It was changed twice a day. One day she left it behind. She was an Esthetician as well as an RN. FNWL offers it for the best price that I've found. Besides surviving from the complication, the next best thing was finding Pracaxi. It's a Northwestern Amazon Rainforest product, of which there are several sold by FNWL.

Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Eden

Posted: Monday, May 13, 2013

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Comments: Pracaxi Oil beautifully defines and moisturizes curly hair. However, it is rather heavy. I would use it very sparingly or in combination with other light oils or dry, fast-absorbing oils. I found it to be a little heavy for skin as well, but it's also very moisturizing. A little bit goes a long way.

Total Number of Ratings: 4
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