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Brazil Nut Oil


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Price: $6.25
Availability: in stock
Prod. Code: CO-40

 

 Brazil Nut Oil

Shelf Life 2 years

Note: If ordering this oil in a Glass Bottle we encourage you to choose Priority Mail as your shipping option when checking out. First Class is shipped in a bubble envelope and is not a safe option for the Glass Bottle.


Brazil nut oil is an excellent lubricant and conditioner for both skin and hair. An extremely rich nut, brazil nuts contain one of the highest amounts of selenium, a vital mineral for healthy skin. Selenium is responsible for tissue elasticity, and also helps defend skin from free radicals.

Properties
- conditioning
- very rich and stable


Botanical Name: Bertholletia excelsa

Origin: Brazil

Extraction Method: Cold pressed / Unrefined

Color: Clear yellow

Derived From: The nut

Contains: One of the highest contents of selenium, as well as 70% fat content (very rich), 17% protein

Base Oil:  Can be used up to 10% strength

Shelf Life: 2 years

 
Fatty Acid Profile % by weight

Oleic Acid: 35.0 - 50.5%

Linoleic Acid: 25.0 - 40.0%

Palmitic Acid: 15.0 - 28.0%

Stearic Acid: 6.0 - 9.0%

Arachidic Acid: 1.0 - 1.5%

Palmitoleic Acid: 0.5 - 1.0%

Myristic Acid: 0.2 - 0.6%

Linolenic Acid: 0.1 - 0.3%

Rich in Selenium, a powerful Antioxidant

High in Vitamins A, B, C and E