Brazilian Nut Oil - Bertholletia excelsa
Brazilian Nut Oil - Bertholletia excelsa
Brazilian Nut Oil - Bertholletia excelsa

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Brazilian Nut Oil ( Bertholletia excelsa)

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This Amazonian Tree is found throughout South America in Peru, Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador. The nuts grow in the wet season of the rain forest. It is rich in fatty acids (omega-9 and omega-6) linoleic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid, palmitoleic acid, stearic acid along with phytosterols, zinc, copper, selenium, and Vitamins D, C, E and A.The oil color ranges from clear to light yellow.

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Aromatic Description 

Nutty


Essential Data

  • Common Name: Brazilian Nut Oil
  • Plant Part used: Nuts
  • Botanical Name: Bertholletia excelsa
  • Refinement Techniques : Virgin
  • Cas Number: 160965- 04-8 
  • Color : Slightly Yellow 
  • Botanical Family: Lecythidaceae
  • Country of Origin: Brazil 
  • Method of Extraction: Cold pressed
  • Cultivation method: Wild Harvest &100 % Pure and Natural 

 

Aromatherapy Applications

This oil has a light feel and it is often used for creams, body lotions, hair products, and face creams.
Strong affinity towards hair, it is used to treat dehydrated and damaged hair. Aids in decreasing dandruff.
Has been used as to moisturize skin and has been found helpful in aiding dry, aging skin, and eczema.
Can be used 100 % or in a blend with other oils.

Fatty Acid

Percentage

Oleic Acid

29-48 %

Linoleic Acid

30-47%

Palmitic Acid

14-16  %

Palmitoleic Acid

0.5%

Stearic Acid

6-10 %

Myristic

1.0 %

 

Precautions

Contains Tree Nuts. Do not use if with Tree Nut Allergies.
Make cause skin sensitivity for those with very sensitive skin.
Perform a patch test before use.
Use in moderation; do not use excessively.
Do not ingest.

Storage

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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