Carrier Oil: Passion Fruit
- Botanical Name: Passiflora edulis
- Family: Passifloraceae
- Extraction Method: Cold-pressing from the seeds
- Plant Part: Seeds
- Origin: Native to South America
Appearance and Aroma:
- Color: Pale yellow to golden
- Consistency: Lightweight and smooth
- Aroma: Sweet, tropical, and fruity
Properties and Characteristics:
- Texture: Passion fruit oil has a light, non-greasy texture that absorbs well into the skin.
- Nutritional Profile: It is rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins C and A, and antioxidants.
- Shelf Life: Passion fruit oil has a relatively short shelf life of about 6 to 12 months when stored properly in a cool, dark place.
Uses and Benefits:
- Skin Care: Passion fruit oil is known for its moisturizing, rejuvenating, and antioxidant properties. It helps nourish and protect the skin, promote a healthy complexion, and reduce the signs of aging. It can be used in facial oils, serums, and body lotions.
- Hair Care: Passion fruit oil can help condition and add shine to the hair, as well as nourish the scalp. It can be used in hair oils, serums, and leave-in treatments.
- Relaxation: The aroma of passion fruit oil is often used in aromatherapy to promote relaxation, reduce stress, and uplift the mood.
- Culinary Use: Passion fruit oil is sometimes used in culinary applications, particularly in desserts and tropical-inspired dishes, for its fruity flavor and aroma.
- Passion fruit oil is generally safe for topical use. However, individuals with fruit allergies should exercise caution and perform a patch test before using passion fruit 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.