Carrier Oil Profile
Countries of Origin
West Africa (Ghana)
Seeds are cold pressed
About the Oil
Texture/Consistency- Thick, takes a bit to rub in, no greasy after feel
Aroma- I have seen it described as burnt chocolate, in most cases this butter is blended with others to help hide its scent. It is very strong to me and not a preferred scent- but it does work well in arthritis blends, as such- therapeutic benefit can be more important than scent.
About the Plant
Known as African nutmeg, seeds are harvested between December and April. This is an evergreen tree that can grow up to 40m tall and up to 1.5m wide and the seed can be up to 70% fat. The fat from the seed can also be used as fuel for lighting, and for soap making.
Anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antioxidant, regenerating, anti-fungal, antiseptic, stimulated production of collagen, cicatrisant,
Expected Shelf Life
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