Botanical Name - Passiflora edulis
Extraction Method - Cold pressed.
Aroma - Lightly fruity and sweet. This precious oil may sometimes be slightly opaque.
Country of Origin - Sri Lanka / Peru
Caution - Avoid in pregnancy. Use in moderation
Uses - Rich in fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. An exceptionally light oil that is useful for soothing skin irritations and treating dry, itchy or sun-exposed skin. The Lycopene content is thought to help sun damaged skin.
Its antibacterial properties also make it excellent for mature or oily complexions. Promotes hair growth and softens dry, damaged hair. Beneficial for everyday muscular aches when used in a massage blend. Passionfruit Seed oil has a slight sedative action so it may help treat insomnia.
Also known as - Maracuja Oil
Organic Certificate - This oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Associationís standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.