Andiroba Oil - Carapa guianensis

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Andiroba belongs to the Meliaceae family, a tropical tree that is found throughout Southern Central America and in the Caribbean Islands. Blooms from August to October. It was one of the most widely used medicinal oils in the Amazon.

Harvested from seeds, it takes about a month to extract the oil from the Andrioba Tree.

 

Aromatic Description 

Characteristic

 

Essential Data

  • Common Name: Andiroba Oil
  • Plant Part used: Seeds
  • Botanical Name: Carapa guianensis 
  • Refinement Techniques : Virgin
  • Cas Number: 223748-14-9 
  • Color : Slightly Yellow 
  • Botanical Family: Meliaceae 
  • Country of Origin: Brazil 
  • Method of Extraction: Cold pressed
  • Cultivation method: Wild Harvest & 100 % Pure and Natural

Aromatherapy Applications

  • Rich in Omegas it is very emollient without feeling greasy.
  • A unique combination of fatty essential acids and anti-inflammatory compounds, Shaman Andiroba Oil forms a protective layer on the skin, softens and regenerates skin tissue.
  • Calms acne, replenishes dry skin, and helpful for dry and damaged hair.
  • Known to protect against insect bites, it is also supportive for bruises.
  • The cosmetics industry uses the oil in soaps, shampoos, and creams and can be taken as a remedy for baldness.
  • The Andiroba‚Äôs seeds contain from 36 to 60% oleic acid and (approx. 57%), palmitic acid (approx. 11%), linoleic acid (approx. 8%), and myristic acid (approx. 18%) and volatile acids (0.8%).
  • Can be used 100 % or in a blend with other oils. 

 

Fatty Acid

Percentage

Oleic Acid

45-58 %

Linoleic Acid

6-14 %

Palmitic Acid

25-32  %

Palmitoleic Acid

0.8-1.5 %

Stearic Acid

6-13 &

 

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.

 

Precautions 

  • Generally regarded as safe, no known health concerns.
  • Perform a patch test before use.
  • Do not ingest. 

 

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