The passion flower is native to the Amazon and other tropical regions of North and South America. Many botanical species of passion flower exist. Passion flower from the species Passiflora incarnata is a long, woody vine that produces beautiful, exquisite flowers and a delicious, nourishing fruit. Each vine reaches an average length of about 50 meters.
The passion flower has been used medicinally for hundreds of years, and its benefits are scientifically documented. It is most widely known for its sedative, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anti-spasmodic properties.
Passionfruit Seed Oil, Passiflora incarnata, also known as Maracuja Oil, or sometimes Passion Flower Oil, is a superior emollient rich in vitamin C, calcium and phosphorus. The high content of essential fatty acids and light texture of Passionfruit Seed Oil makes it a valuable contribution to a wide array of personal care products intended to nourish the skin and treat dry skin conditions. Passionfruit Seed Oil is highly recommended in scalp and hair care products to encourage healthy hair growth and increased vitality. It is calming and sedating, and is suitable for inclusion in bath care products and products intended to promote relaxation. Its anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic and sedative properties make it the oil of choice for use in massage applications and formulations intended to ease muscular aches and swelling.
Passionfruit Seed Oil Properties:
- High in Essential Fatty Acids
- Linoleic Acid: 77.0%
- Oleic Acid: 12.0%
- Palmitic Acid: 8.0%
- Stearic Acid: 2.0%
- Linolenic Acid: 1.0%
- Reported Properties
- Sedative / Nervine
- Anti-spasmodic / Anti-convulsant
- Light in Texture
- Easily Absorbed
Passionfruit Seed Oil is a highly recommended ingredient in products for:
- Mature, Aging Skin
- Dry, Cracked Skin and Other Skin Conditions
- General Skin Care
- Dry, Brittle and Damaged Hair
- Lip Care
- Muscular Aches and Swelling
Our Passionfruit Seed Oil is also commonly referred to as Maracuja Oil.
We have created this duplicate product listing to make it easier for customers to locate this highly nutritive oil.
INCI: Passiflora incarnata (Passionfruit) Seed Oil
Cold Pressed and Refined
Shelf Life: 1 Year
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