Carrier Oil Profile
Countries of Origin
Kernel is cold pressed
About the Oil
Texture/Consistency-silky, absorbs quickly
Color- clear to light yellow
Aroma- very light nutty scent
Interesting fact- Marula oil is traditionally used in cosmetics, in food as a cooking oil and as a meat preservative and to treat leather.
About the Plant
This is a medium-sized dioecious tree, indigenous to woodlands of Southern Africa and Madagascar.
The tree is a single stemmed tree with a wide spreading crown. It is characterized by a grey mottled bark. The tree grows up to 18 m tall mostly in low altitudes and open woodlands. Giraffes, rhinoceroses and elephants all eat from the marula tree.
The fruits are also used by the people and tribes to ferment and make wine. (1)
Antioxidant, Skin penetration enhancer, anti-inflammatory (for skin)
Expected Shelf Life
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