The Baobab tree is native to Africa and regions of India. Traditionally, all parts of the tree are utilized for nutritive, culinary and a number of other uses.
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 contains a noteworthy amount of sterols and a high percentage of vitamins A and E.
Natural Sourcing’s Virgin Baobab Seed Oil is derived using 100% sustainable wild harvesting techniques. It is carefully stored and packaged to maintain the purity, freshness and beneficial properties of the oil.
INCI: Adansonia digitata Seed Oil
Method of Extraction: Cold Pressed and Filtered (Unrefined)
Shelf Life: 3-4 Years
Baobab Seed Oil is especially rich in Vitamin E, Vitamin A and sterols. It is highly emollient, is a noteworthy anti-oxidant, helps increase elasticity and reduces wrinkles and fine lines. It is a functional addition to anti-aging and after sun care products. The significant level of fatty acids contributes to the oil’s effectiveness when used in conjunction with skin conditions including eczema, psoriasis, rosacea and acne.
Virgin Baobab Seed Oil Properties:
Golden Yellow Hue (Resembles Jojoba in Appearance)
Non-Comogenic (Does not clog pores)
Nutty, Characteristic Aroma
Noteworthy Essential Fatty Acid Content:
C16:0 Palmitic Acid: 18-30%
C18:0 Stearic Acid: 2-8%
C18:1 n-9 Oleic Acid: 30-40%
C18:2 n-6 Linoleic Acid: 24-34%
C18:3 n-3 Linolenic Acid: 0.5-3%
Rich in Vitamins A, E and F
High Sterol Content
Virgin Baobab Seed Oil is Suitable for the Following Personal Care Applications:
Moisturizers for Dry, Rough Skin
Scar Prevention/ Skin Regeneration
Dermatitis, Eczema, Psoriasis, Rosacea
Anti-Aging and Wrinkle Reduction