PASSION FRUIT SEED OIL - Passiflora edulis

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Carrier Oil: Passion Fruit

General Information:

  • 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.

Safety Precautions:

  • 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.