Pentaclethra macroloba seed oil - Color:
Pale yellow to yellow - Odor:
Characteristic - Solubility:
Water insoluble - Appearance:
Viscous Liquid - CAS #: 866620-18-0 - About:
Pracaxi (Pentaclethra Macroloba Willd Kuntze) belongs to the Frabaceae family. In brazil, it is found on the banks of rivers and floodplain areas and can be seen in some areas of dry land. - Properties:
Pracaxi oil is composed of several fatty acids, with oleic acid (53%0 and behenic acid (16%) followed by linoleic and lignoceric acids, making up 96% of the total fatty acids present in the oil. - Uses & Applications:
Pracaxi oil is popularly used for hair treatment, aiding in hairstyle, increasing brightness and preventing hair loss. It promotes elasticity to the skin can be used to treat stretch marks. When applied on skin blemishes it can promote whitening. Pracaxi oil also has use in makeup as a humectant. - Quality Differential - Product 100% Natural:
This product is not submitted to the refining stage during the obtaining process. It would be at this stage that they would be exposed to high temperatures in order to be neutralized, clarified and deodorized. However, this type of technique degrades several biomolecules of high nutritional value that are naturally present in oils and butters. These include vitamins, responsible for benefits like antioxidant power, and thermo sensitive carotenoids, which maintain the health of the skin. The fruits are selected at the natural maturation time preserving their compounds and do not undergo thermal stress refining, guaranteeing their properties.
- Product 100% Pure:
Citróleo, our trusted supplier of this product, does not perform any kind of blend or alteration of the oils and butters it produces. Thus, the plant products offered maintain their natural aspects, like characteristic, color and odor.
- Dosage / Usual Concentration:
- Creams, creamy lotions and gels: 1 to 5%
- Conditioners and hair products: 3 to 7%
- Bar soaps: 3 to 7%
- Makeup: 0.5 to 5%