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Buriti Oil

$ 6.00

Buriti Oil - (Mauritia Flexuosa, Arecaceae)

  • Extraction Method: cold pressed.

  • Part of the plant used: pulp

  • Quality: 100 % pure and natural, virgin, cold pressed without any chemical treatment, cosmetic quality.

  • Country of origin: Brazil.

  • Culture: wild harvested.

  • Appearance:  liquid.

  • Color: orange to red.

  • Smell: earthy, foresty.

  • Touch: thin but oily. 

  • For chemical data and fatty acid composition refer to pictures.

Buriti oil is high in oleic acid (72%) and the richest known natural source of beta-carotene (5 times higher than carrot oil.) Beta carotene is one of the most powerful antioxidants known for its high capacity of cell re-newel, and is great for anti-aging formulas, due to its ability to increase skin elasticity.

The rich unsaturated fatty acids in Buriti Fruit Oil help to rebuild, moisturize and rehydrate skin cells.

Due to its ability to absorb radiation in the range of visible and ultraviolet light, Buriti is used by the cosmetic industry solar filters and after sun care.

PROPERTIES:

  • Skin Healing Properties

  • Skin Soothing Properties

  • Leaves a Natural Glow on Skin

  • Absorb Solar Radiation

  • Powerful Antioxidant Properties

APPLICATIONS:

  • Mature Aging Skin

  • Burns, Wounds, Cuts, Scars.

  • Dry and Cracked Skin

  • Weak, Dry and Frizzy Hair (dark hair)

IDEAS:

  • Tanning Oils and Lotions.

  • Post Sun Care

  • Hot Oil Hair Treatment

  • Natural Tinted Oils and Creams for a Natural Glow

IN PRACTICE:

This oil will stain fabrics before is fully absorbed. It gives an absolutely beautiful glow, natural tan color to skin, can be used as a natural tinted moisturizer to darker skins. For lighter skins I recommend mixing it with another carrier oil.

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BIOLOGY

Buriti is a palm tree (Mauritia vinifera and M. flexuosa), which dominates expansive areas and covers nearly all of central Brazil and the lowlands of southern Amazonia, where there are streams. It can reach 35 meters and forms large leaves with a rounded crown, their leaves and stalks are used for basket weaving and other crafts.The flowers are yellowish, and appear from December to April. Its fruits are chestnut colored, and have a surface coated with shiny scales. The fruits have a yellow flesh and the juice and sweets made from it are very popular in the northern part of Brazil.

Buriti Oil is the richest natural source of beta-carotene and used for sun burn care, anti-aging formulas and deep treatments for hair. In the amazon Buriti oil is used for frying and taken internally on the treatment of asthma. (my oil is for external use though)

My oils and butters are are wild harvested, grown naturally in the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest without any pesticides, they are fair traded and sustainable resources.

Product for cosmetic use only, not suited for human consumption!

This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Warnings: Avoid contact with eyes, do not ingest. In case of eye contact, flush thoroughly with water, call physician if irritation persists. Keep out of reach of children.


This product does not contain color additives or the presence of poisonous or deleterious substances, such as pathogenic microorganisms. This product does not contain TSE/BSE contamination.

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