Botanical Name - Plukenetia volubilis
Extraction Method - Cold pressed
Aroma - Nutty
Country of Origin - Peru
Uses - Anti-inflammatory, soothing and skin healing. May be beneficial for treating scars, acne, rosacea, psoriasis, stretchmarks and depigmentation. As a hair treatment, it makes hair brighter and easier to comb. It may even prevent hair loss. Absorbs quickly. Particularly suitable for damaged, problem, dry or mature skin.
Also known as - Pracaxi Nut. Although it is called a nut, it is actually a seed.
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.