Pequi Oil (Refined)

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The pequi is a tree native to Brazil. It reaches 10 meters in height. The pequi produces a fruit that is both prized for its role in the Brasilian diet as well as for the nutritive oil that can be produced from the fruit's seeds.


Properties:

  • Rapid Absorption
  • Medium Viscosity and Texture
  • Yellow to Dark Amber Hue
  • Characteristic Sweet, Fruity, Nutty Aroma
  • Typical Fatty Acid Composition:
    • C16:0 Palmitic Acid: 20.0-30.0%
    • C16:1 Palmitoleic Acid: 0.10-2.0%
    • C18:0 Stearic Acid: 2.0-5.0%
    • C18:1 Oleic Acid: 40.0-60.0%
    • C18:2 Linoleic Acid (Omega-6): 15.0-25.0%
    • C18:3 Linolenic Acid (Omega-3): 0.1-1.0%


    Uses:

    Pequi Oil is highly emollient and is a rich source of essential fatty acids. It is an effective moisturizer for products intended to soothe and support dry, cracked, damaged and problem skin. It can also be used in the production of specialty soaps intended to moisturize and soothe the skin. When used in hair care formulations, Pequi Oil helps to nourish and condition the hair, decrease frizziness and restore the vitality of lifeless hair.


    Pequi Oil is Perfectly Suited for the Following Personal Care Applications:

    • Skin Care
    • Lip Care
    • Hair Care
    • Nail Care
    • Cosmetics
    • Aromatherapy
    • Massage


    Recommended Usage: 1-100%

Origin: Brazil
INCI: Caryocar Braziliensis (Pequi) Fruit Oil
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed and Refined
Shelf Life: 2 Years
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g oil): 190 - 215
SAP Multiplier for NaOH: 0.145
SAP Multiplier for KOH: 0.203


Documents: Safety Data Sheet   Specifications


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  4 fl oz., $11.54 Temporarily Out of Stock
  8 fl oz., $18.53 Temporarily Out of Stock
  16 fl oz., $28.53 Temporarily Out of Stock
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Customer Ratings and Reviews

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Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Kisze

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

Location: Hammond, IN

Comments: It has a slight scent to it already, but I like it! Moisturizing and not too heavy


Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Kay

Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Location: Rosemount, MN

Comments: Great results on my skin!


Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Amber

Posted: Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Location: Portland, OR

Comments: I am happy with this oil.


Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Ana

Posted: Monday, April 16, 2012

Location: Mesa, AZ

Comments: I really liked it. I grew up eating pequi fruit in Brazil, and it brought back good memories. I found it to be excellent on my curly, dry hair.



Total Number of Ratings: 8
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