Carrier Oil: Moringa
- Botanical Name: Moringa oleifera
- Family: Moringaceae
- Extraction Method: Cold-pressing from the seeds
- Plant Part: Seeds
- Origin: Native to northern India, but also cultivated in other tropical and subtropical regions
Appearance and Aroma:
- Color: Pale yellow to yellowish-green
- Consistency: Lightweight and smooth
- Aroma: Mild, earthy, and slightly nutty
Properties and Characteristics:
- Texture: Moringa oil has a light and non-greasy texture that absorbs well into the skin.
- Nutritional Profile: It is rich in antioxidants, essential fatty acids, vitamins A and E, and minerals.
- Shelf Life: Moringa oil has a relatively long shelf life of about 1 to 2 years when stored properly in a cool, dark place.
Uses and Benefits:
- Skin Care: Moringa oil is known for its moisturizing, nourishing, and rejuvenating properties. It helps hydrate the skin, improve skin elasticity, and promote a radiant complexion. It can be used in facial oils, serums, and creams.
- Hair Care: Moringa oil can help condition and strengthen the hair, reducing dryness and split ends. It can be used in hair oils, serums, and masks.
- Anti-inflammatory Effects: Moringa oil possesses anti-inflammatory properties that can help soothe irritated skin and reduce redness and inflammation.
- Moringa oil is generally safe for topical use. However, individuals with known allergies to moringa or any of its components should exercise caution and perform a patch test before using moringa 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.