Moringa oil - unrefined
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This community traded premium unrefined moringa oil is cold pressed from the seeds of the moringa tree and is non-drying.
Moringa oil has a pale green/yellow hue with a lovely mild nutty scent. High in vitamins A & C, moringa oil also has an impressive antioxidant content making it stable.
Great for the face, great for the scalp, unrefined moringa oil is a fantastic precious plant oil .
Moringa oil has a pale green/yellow hue with a lovely mild nutty scent. High in vitamins A & C, moringa oil also has an impressive antioxidant content making it stable. Great for the face, great for the scalp, unrefined moringa oil is a fantastic precious plant oil .
- Moisturises the skin
- Soothes the scalp
- Soothes cradle cap
- Conditions the hair
- Cruelty free
- 100% pure plant oil
A great "pick-me up" for dandruff/acne/eczema
Moringa oil is moisturising, conditioning and soothing.
Moringa oil is a low-heat oil and can also be used on salads just as you would with olive oil
SAP VALUES: .137(NaOH) .191(KOH)
INCI : Moringa oleifera
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: GHANA
NATURAL + UNREFINED: We work directly with cooperatives and artisanal producers who process our range of pure natural exotic oils without the use of chemicals. Some of these are organic in nature and filtered for use retaining the natural characteristic scent and quality.
We sell our range of oils by volume [with the exception of organic babassu, virgin coconut oil, unrefined palm/palm kernel which is sold by weight]
UNDERSTANDING PLANT OILS: Most butters and oils are made up of two components - olein (liquid) and stearin (stearic). This is why some butters easily melt depending on the amount of olein and some solidify under colder temperatures depending on the amount of stearin. This does not affect the product in anyway.
Oils that will solidify include the following: Organic argan, Babassu, Organic virgin coconut oil, Golden jojoba oil, Monoi de Tahiti, Moringa, Unrefined palm kernel, Organic sapote, Shea oil, ..... this list goes on
Oils are made up of 3 fatty acids which help to determine the shelf life. These are:
1. Saturated : a long carbon chain with no unsaturated fatty acid - long shelf life
2. Monosaturated : a long carbon chain with one unsaturated fatty acid - decent shelf life
3. Polysaturated : a long carbon chain with two unsaturated fatty acid - very fragile shelf life
CHUNKS IN MY OIL
Have you ever wondered why your oil sometimes ends up with semi solid chunks?
This tends to happen when the temperature drops and is due to the natural content of stearic +/- palmitic acid.
This image shows our fast absorbing silky unrefined baobab oil which thanks to Mother Nature is semi solid due to the cold temperature.
Baobab has approximately 6% stearic and 30% palmitic acid.
It is quite fascinating watching liquid oil [coconut + babassu] slowly solidify – it looks like something out of a biology class 😉
If you receive your bottle with solid oil, unscrew the lid slightly to release any pressure and stand the bottle in warm water to liquify - never use microwave to warm the oil!
Unrefined moringa oil with anti-inflammatory properties.
Nutty and nice #moringaoil
Very soothing on the skin and scalp. Suitable for #cradlecap #nappyrash. Multi vitamin rich #moringaseedoil is also a natural source of silica to help stimulate hair growth. via @_thesupernatural [instagram] #MORINGAOIL: When derived from the pressed seeds of the moringa tree is also called #BenOil because it has high amounts of behenic acid. Moringa oil is a powerful #hairconditioner. It can be used as a hot oil conditioner to deal with nearly any hair related problem. The #hotoiltreatment leaves the hair well moisturised, hair roots nourished, dandruff washed out and scalp less irritated. After use, hair is expected to be more manageable and easier to groom. It adds shine + gloss to hair - thanks to the #behenicacid. Moringa oil also strengthens hair roots and as such can help with hair loss. #Moringaseedoil nourishes weak, damaged hair and reduces lifelessness. [oilhealthbenefits.com]