The Pracaxi Tree, also known as the Pracachy Tree, is a large, flowering tree with foliage that forms a beautiful canopy. The leaves of each branch consist of many smaller leaftlets that resemble a feather in appearance. The tree is highly prized by natives of the northeastern region of South America. For generations, they have considered Pracaxi Oil to be a miracle oil.
Pracaxi Oil is celebrated for its numerous benefits within skin and hair care applications. The nutritive composition of the oil includes an impressive quantity of Behenic Acid, a saturated fat that is exceptionally moisturizing to the skin and hair. Studies confirm that Pracaxi Oil is especially well suited for use with dry, irritated, problem and damaged skin.
Our premium quality Pracaxi Oil is carefully sourced, packaged and stored to maintain the purity, freshness and beneficial properties of this remarkably nutritive, cold pressed oil.
Clear, Yellow Hue
Characteristic, Nutty Aroma
Fatty Acid Profile:
Myristic Acid C14:0 1-2%
Palmitic Acid C16:0 2.4%
Stearic Acid C18:0 2.4%
Oleic Acid C18:1 42-47%
Linoleic Acid (Omega-6) C18:2 1-3%
Behenic Acid C22:0 18-22%
Lignoceric Acid 12-16%
Pracaxi Oil is a superior emollient that absorbs easily and effectively penetrates the skin and hair. The numerous reported therapeutic properties of Pracaxi Oil make it ideal for inclusion in products intended for dry, problem, damaged or mature skin. Pracaxi Oil also helps balance skin tone and color.
In hair care applications, Pracaxi Oil delivers intense hydration, enhances smoothness, promotes shine and helps detangle the hair.
Pracaxi Oil is Perfectly Suited for the Following Personal Care Applications:
Recommended Usage Rate: 1-100%
Origin: Brazil INCI: Pentaclethra macroloba (Pracaxi) Seed Oil Extraction Method:Cold Pressed Shelf Life: 18 Months Saponification Value (mg KOH/g oil): 175 - 195 SAP Multiplier for NaOH: 0.132 SAP Multiplier for KOH: 0.185