MANKETTI/MONGONGO OIL - Schinziophyton rautanenii

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Carrier Oil: Manketti

General Information:

  • Botanical Name: Schinziophyton rautanenii
  • Family: Euphorbiaceae
  • Extraction Method: Cold-pressing from the seeds
  • Plant Part: Seeds
  • Origin: Indigenous to Southern Africa

Appearance and Aroma:

  • Color: Golden yellow to amber
  • Consistency: Medium viscosity
  • Aroma: Nutty, slightly earthy, and pleasant

Properties and Characteristics:

  • Texture: Manketti oil has a medium-weight texture that absorbs well into the skin.
  • Nutritional Profile: It is rich in essential fatty acids, particularly alpha-eleostearic acid, as well as vitamins E and C.
  • Shelf Life: Manketti oil has a relatively long shelf life of about 2 to 3 years when stored properly in a cool, dark place.

Uses and Benefits:

  • Skin Care: Manketti oil is known for its moisturizing, regenerating, and protective properties. It helps nourish and repair the skin, improve skin elasticity, and promote a healthy complexion. It can be used in facial oils, serums, and body lotions.
  • Hair Care: Manketti oil can help condition and strengthen the hair, reduce frizz and add shine. It can be used in hair oils, masks, and leave-in treatments.
  • Sun Protection: Manketti oil contains natural sun-protective properties, offering some degree of UV protection for the skin.
  • Culinary Use: Manketti oil is sometimes used in cooking and culinary applications, particularly in Southern African cuisine, for its nutty flavor and nutritional benefits.

Safety Precautions:

  • Manketti oil is generally safe for topical use. However, individuals with nut allergies should exercise caution and perform a patch test before using manketti oil.

Note: This information is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Consult a healthcare professional or certified aromatherapist for personalized advice and guidance.