Botanical Name:Moringa Oleifera
Common Method Of Extraction:Cold Pressing
Note Classification:Clear or slightly pale yellow consistency
Origin : Himalayas
Extraction: Moringa oil is extracted from seed part of Moringa oleifera tree, which is a leafy tree species that is native to Himalayas. The seeds which are harvested from pods yield around 3540% of non-drying Moringa oil which is also called Ben oil or Behen oil. The oil is extracted using Cold Pressing method with the oil extracted being clear and odorless.
Chemical Composition: The oil has a large presence of antioxidants in it that ensures it does not become rancid for several years after production. Finding extensive usage in health and beauty applications, the oils chemical composition includes Oleic Acid: 65.7% Palmitic Acid: 9.3% Stearic Acid: 7.4%
Therapeutic Properties: The impressive oleic acid content of 72%, makes Moringa oil penetrates deeply into skin and deliver vital nutrients and also assist skin and hair to retain moisture.
Moringa Oil is also known as Behen Oil and has in it high concentration of behenic acid (a saturated fat which is highly moisturizing to skin and hair). With the oil extracted from seeds of Moringa oleifera tree, the oil is extensively used in health and beauty care products and is considered as a primary secret behind healthy and radiant skin. The oil is also a popular natural supplement to increase health and strength of hair and scalp, anti-aging and wrinkle reduction products, acne, face blemishes and skin problems.
The health benefits of moringa include relief from stomach disorders, allergies and edema. The antioxidant power of moringa aids in liver protection, diabetes, eye protection, cardiovascular health, bone health, uroliathiasis, wound healing, healthy hair and skin. The antibacterial and antifungal properties of moringa help to fight various infections, including herpes.
Moringa is rich in phytonutrients, which are effective for preventing various medical conditions such as cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, bronchial asthma, sickle cell disease, nephrotoxicity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, anemia, and obesity, as well as helping to build a strong immune system.
Precaution: Dont use any essential oil directly on skin, mix few drops in a carrier oil.