Moringa Seed (Moringa oleifera) Carrier Oil - Cold Pressed
Botanical binomial: Moringa oleifera
Other names: Ben Oil Tree, Benzoil Tree, Drumstick tree, Horseradish Tree, Maranga
Country of Origin: India
Part of plant used in production: Seed
Methods of production: Cold Pressed
Description: Moringa is a small tree native to the Himalayan mountains. Various parts of the tree can be used for nutritional, cosmetic, industrial, or medicinal purposes.
Characteristics: Pale yellow with a slight peanut scent
Properties: Emmolient, skin conditioning, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, cleansing, moisturizing, antidiabetic (cooking oil)
Constituents: 76% Oleic acid, Vitamin E: 276mg/kg, Phytosterols 9,000 mg/kg
Uses: Moringa Seed oil is a popular ingredient in shampoo formulation, and is noted for its ability to give hair a healthy shine, while cleansing and moisturizing the skin.
A increasingly common component in the formulation of cosmetics, such as lipstick, mascara, and pigmented eye shadow.
A noted oil for spreadability.
As a cooking oil, Moringa Seed oil is renown for cholesterol management and a nutritious alternative to more expensive oils.
Moringa oil has a relatively long shelf life of up to about one year. Sore in a dark space at room temperature for best results.
Blends well with: Ylang-ylang, lavender, neroli, tea tree, almond oil
Interesting Facts: Moringa is also called the Drumstick tree due to the shape of it's seed pods. In other places it is called the Miracle Tree due to the multitudes of uses for its seeds, roots, bark, flowers, and leaves.
Safety: Moringa is not recommended for pregnant people.