Exquisite, fast absorbing fatty acid rich oil that helps to soften skin and heal imperfections. Baobab oil is packed with vitamins A, B, and C, along with omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids to deeply nourish skin.
Baobab oil is obtained from the Adansonia digitata tree originating in the Madagascar region but can be found in mainland Africa and the western part of Australia. These trees with their striking appearance can live up to 5000 years old and bear fruits that are rich in fatty acids, vitamins and antioxidants.
Baobabs rich, luxurious oil is fast absorbing, penetrates deep within skin to aid in hydration and rejuvenating skin. The oil is also rich in oleic, palmitic, linoleic and steric acids which aids in healing and replenishing lost moisture to give skin a soft and supple feel.
How Its Used
Baobab plant parts are used to treat various medical conditions, with the oil used in wound care therapy, moisturizing and as a massage oil. The oil is extremely stable, with a shelf life of 2-5 years. Baobab oil is also high in beta-sitosterol, an antioxidant able to reduce DNA damage. The oil is non-irritating and non-sensitizing.
South African Journal of Botany, Vol 77, Oct 2011, Pg. 920-33