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 nourish the skin and it’s deep layers.
Baobab oil is obtained from the Adansonia digitata tree originating in Madagascar but can be found in mainland Africa and the western part of Australia. The Baobab 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 oil is used in Amaretto and Biotic Hand Remedy to provide deep moisture and restorative effects for dry hands and helps to regulate lost moisture.
The Baobab plant and its oil has been used to treat a variety of medical conditions in various parts of the world. The rich oil has been used in wound care therapy, for its moisturizing benefits 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 that is able to reduce DNA damage. The oil is also non-irritating and non-sensitizing, therefore it’s great for sensitive skin types.
South African Journal of Botany, Vol 77, Oct 2011, Pg. 920-33