Botanical Name : Sclerocarya birrea
Extraction : Cold Expeller Pressed
Parts Used : Tree
Note Classification : Middle
Aroma : light and pleasant
Extraction : Marula oil is extracted from kernels (nuts) of the Marula tree which is basically from the Anacardiaceae family. This oil is extracted by using cold expeller pressed method.
Chemical Composition: This oil is composed with large amount of fatty acids which includes oleic acid (70-78%), linoleic acid (4.0-7.0 %), alpha-linolenic acid (0.1-0.7 %), palmitic acid (9-12%), stearic acid (5.0-8.0 %), arachidonic acid (0.3-0.7 %) and natural antioxidants. Further tocopherols, sterols and flavonoids, with antioxidant act, galattotannin, procyanidin and catechins are also found in marula oil.
Therapeutic Properties: This oil is used for advanced protection against ecological stressors & free radicals that can escort to fine lines, wrinkles & other signs of premature aging. Marula Oil is omega-rich with outstanding moisturizing benefits for a radiant finish. This oil absorbs quickly, has high moisturizing ability, clear or pale yellow with moderate viscosity, mild nutty aroma and is rich in sterols. This is multifunctional anti-aging oil which hydrates, protects, and rejuvenates the skin. Also called miracle oil this is rich in content of anti oxidants that has superb natural stability to oxidation. It helps in nourishing and hydrating and naturally softens and revitalizes the skin. This oil has higher level of omega 9 acid & antioxidants than argon or grape seed oil. The Anti-microbial properties in this oil make it suitable for all skin types. Marula oil has a clear, a nutty aroma and light yellow colour.
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