Virgin Brazil Nut Oil
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Brazil Nut Oil is native to South America, found mainly in the Amazon forest. The nut is encased in a thick, brown shell. The kernel features a buttery nut with brown skin that peels off easily. It contains high amounts of omega-3 fatty acids, which stimulate the production of sebum in the scalp, conditioning the hair naturally. This gluten-free oil is rich in oleic and linoleic acid, vitamin E, and selenium.
Botanical Name: Bertholletia excelsa
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Unrefined
Obtained From: Kernel
Appearance: Pale yellow to light brown.
Aromatic Description: Bland, characteristically nutty odor.
Absorption: Slow Absorption Rate- May feel sticky or waxy before warming at body temperature. Leaves a slight oily residue on the skin.
Common Uses: Brazil Nut Oil speeds up the cell turnover process, providing a natural glow to the skin. The high levels of antioxidants stimulate the production of glutathione, which combats free radicals that damage the skin's collagen. It prevents skin cancer, by protecting the skin from free radical damage. Brazil nuts can improve hair growth and health. It's the easiest and least expensive treatment to make the hair healthy and shiny. Its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties of It can be useful for treating acne. Virgin Brazil Nut Oil is used in a variety of cosmetic applications for its moisturizing properties, as well as a popular cooking oil.