Virgin Sacha Inchi Oil - Organic
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Sacha Inchi oil is an exotic oil sustainably wild and harvested from the Amazon rainforest. It is unique because it contains a good mix of omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9 healthy fats and is one of the highest sources of omega-3 among plants at around 53% of its content. Omega-3 is useful for skin conditioning, to reduce inflammation associated with problems like acne, psoriasis, rosacea, and more. Because Sacha Inchi is high in Vitamin E it also works to protect from UV damage caused by the sun. Oils rich in vitamin E are great for combating acne, psoriasis, scleroderma, melasma, and many other skin conditions.
Sourced from a supplier as certified organic.
Botanical Name: Plukenetia volubilis
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Unrefined
Obtained From: Seeds
Appearance: Brilliant yellow.
Aromatic Description: Sacha Inchi Oil's scent is raw peas or delicious snow peas.
Absorption: Very Fast Absorption Rate- Considered a “drying oil” quickly absorbed by the skin and does not leave an oily feel.
Common Uses: Sacha Inchi Oil is fantastic for adding luster to hair. It nourishes the hair, and prevents the degradation of hair proteins in intense sun, keeping the hair safe from extreme dryness and frizz. It acts as a detangler, which is quite helpful for people with thick, voluminous hair that tends to develop knots.