Buriti (Mauritia flexuosa ) Fruit Oil, Carier Oil

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Buriti (Mauritia flexuosa ) Fruit Oil, Carier Oil

Botanical binomial: Mauritia flexuosa

Family: Arecaceae

Other names: Muriti, Moriche palm oil, ité palm, ita, miriti

Country of Origin: Brazil

Part of plant used in production: Fruit Pulp

Methods of production: Cold pressed

Description: A member of the palm tree family, Buriti grows in South America’s tropical wetlands. The evergreen tree grows up to 25 metres and has a multitude of edible, medicinal, and fabrication uses including fishing nets, sandals, and paper.
Characteristics: Orange-red in colour with an earthy, woodsy aroma.
Properties: Emollient, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory
Constituents: Richest natural source of Beta carotene. Also high in palmitic acid, linoleic acid, arachidic acid, Vitamins E and A.
Uses: Moisturizing ingredient in hair care and skin care including after sun care, lip balms, serums, face creams, body lotions, hair conditioners, and masks.
Blends well with: N/A
Interesting Facts: : It is considered as “tree of life” by Amazonian Indians.
Safety: Contains no hazardous substances.

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