Andiroba oil - Organic
Fatty Acids of Andiroba Oil
Oleic, 55%, palmitic 27%, linoleic 11%, steric 8%, linoleic 11%, myristic 0.33%.
Our Amazon forest nature born Andiroba seeds contain between 36% and 60% oil, being rich in many nutrients, among them vitamin A, vitamin B1, B2 and B6, vitamin C, vitamin E, as well as various other minerals. This oil also contains a unique combination and a large amount of essential fatty acids, among them myristic acid, palmitic acid, oleic acid, linoleic, acid and volatile acids. It is also very rich with antioxidants, to help neutralize and remove free radicals from the bloodstream while preventing the premature aging of the skin, photodermatoses, and skin cancers.
Composition of andiroba oil
Andiroba oil is a rich source of essential fatty acids, including oleic, palmitic, myristic and linoleic acids, andirobina and carapina.
Has been variously used to promote skin healing after injury and to promote the growth of new skin cells. It is considered to be an effective treatment for several chronic skin conditions including eczema and psoriasis as well as blemishes like wrinkles and age spots.
Increases skin regeneration
The application of andiroba oil is quite broad, being very effective for dry and damaged skin. This oil has several beneficial properties to the skin, helping to moisturize and soften, due to its ability to quickly penetrate the layers of the tissue and forming a protective film after its application, stimulating the regeneration of epithelial tissue.
This oil is also indicated to help in the treatment of different dermatological problems, among them eczema and psoriasis, helping to leave the skin soft.
Some studies have shown that andiroba oil has anti-inflammatory properties due to the presence of a large number of limonoid substances. This oil helps to soothe and soothe inflamed sites and is mainly used for the treatment of insect bites and skin diseases, reducing pain, swelling, and redness.
Due to its anti-inflammatory action, andiroba oil is also widely used in products to reduce muscle pain and inflammation caused by excessive physical exertion and injury due to physical exercise.
Emollient and Moisturizing action
it has emollient and hydrant action, being applied in different types of products, among them creams and lotions creams (with concentration of 1% to 5%), shampoos, conditioners and soaps (with a concentration of 3% to 7%), in addition to bath oils, body moisturizers, among many others.
It has repellent and healing action
Andiroba oil is widely applied in products used for the treatment and prevention of insect bites. There are benefits of andiroba oil as a natural repellent and as a healing potential due to its anti-inflammatory properties, helping to reduce itching in the local, swelling and pain caused by the injury. Another quite interesting application of andiroba oil use in candles with potential repellent. Some studies have shown that this oil is effective to ward off several types of mosquitoes, including mosquitoes that transmit malaria and dengue fever.
Help reduce muscle soreness
Among the many benefits of andiroba oil are it's analgesic properties. It can be used as a massage oil to help relieve pain in certain places and can be used several times a day. This oil promotes the reduced sensation of muscle pain and joints with arthritis, rheumatism and other muscle pain.
This oil is widely used in curly, damaged and frizzy hair product lines. Due to its large amount of essential fatty acids, among them omega 3, there are benefits of andiroba oil as the reduction of hair volume, aiding in the recovery and regeneration of damaged hair, thus reducing frizz and leaving the hair more moisturized, silky and shiny.
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