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Buriti Oil - Mauritia flexuosa
Buriti Oil - Mauritia flexuosa


Buriti Oil ( Mauritia flexuosa)

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The Buriti name comes from the Tupi Guarani, the indigenous people of South America. Buriti loosely translates to "Tree of life”. It is considered sacred because it provides food and shelter.The Buriti Tree loves the swap, looks like most palm trees with large leaves, and it blooms from December to April. The Buriti Fruit is one of the richest known sources of beta-carotene and has many nutrients, including essential fatty acids and Vitamin E. Pronounced bu-REE-chee.

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Aromatic Description


Essential Data

  • Common Name: Buriti Oil
  • Plant Part used: Pulp
  • Botanical Name: Mauritia flexuosa
  • Refinement Techniques : Virgin
  • Cas Number: 394239-67-9
  • Color : Slightly yellow 
  • Botanical Family: Arecacea
  • Country of Origin: Brazil 
  • Method of Extraction: Cold pressed
  • Cultivation method: Wild Harvest &100 % Pure and Natural 


Aromatherapy Applications

The oil is extracted from the pulp, which has greasy composition rich in unsaturated fatty acids (palmitic and oleic acids).
High concentration of carotenoids (rich source of Vitamin A).
Rich in β- carotene, this oil assists in the regeneration of the lipids layer and helps support skin against UV damage.
Highly stable and very antioxidant due to large concentration of tocopherols.
Indicated for anti-aging cosmetic formulations, solar products and after-sun, hair strengtheners, products for dyed and damaged hair, liquid bar soaps or shower gels, creams, lotions and emulsions for the skin.
Clinical tests have shown that adding on 5% Buriti Oil in a sunscreen formulation increased about 20% in the SPF (sun protection factor) level when compared to another without adding oil.
Can be used 100 % or in a blend with other oils.

Fatty Acid


Oleic Acid

< - > 75 %

Linoleic Acid

< - > 1.63%

Palmitic Acid

< -  > 18.27 %

Palmitoleic Acid

< - > 0.06

Stearic Acid

< - > 1.56



Generally regarded as safe, no known health concerns.
Make cause skin sensitivity for those with very sensitive skin.
Perform a patch test before use.
Do not ingest.


If stored in a cool and dry place, shelf life is approximately 1 year.
Keep container tightly closed in a cool well-ventilated place.
Keep away from oxidizing agents, heat, direct light, and open flame.


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