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Açai oil (Euterpe oleracea) Virgin, Bio

$8.00$25.33

The açai berry is called a superfruit because of its high concentration of vitamins and nutrients; it is also recognized as an exceptional antioxidant, a friend of all mature skins. Ethnobotanists have identified 22 uses of the different parts of the palm tree, a precious tree in South America and now being appreciated in many parts of the world.

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Product Description

Açai oil: Euterpe oleracea

Origin: Brazil

Pressed parts: whole berries

Cultivation: wild

Quality: 100% pure and natural, virgin, first cold pression without any refinement or chemical treatment, for cosmetics only

Scent: sweet, reminiscent of green olives

Touch: reasonably oily

Main components:

Essential fatty acids poly-unsaturated, vitamin F: linoleic acid (omega-6) (12.37%), alpha-linolenic acid (omega-3) (<0.5%)

Fatty acids mono-unsatured: oleic acid (omega-9) (53.84%)
Fatty acids: palmitic acid (24.67%)

Zoom on omega 6: omega-6 are classified as essential fatty acids because they cannot be produced by the human body; it is thus necessary to get them through food or supplements. Omega-6 acids, represented by linoleic acids are components of ceramides. They participate in restoring lipids to the epiderm and are responsible for the fluidity of fatty cell membranes. Linoleic acid limits loss of water while offering softening and nourishing qualities.

Other active components:

Polyphenols: tanins (procyanidines)

Vanillic and syringic acids: molecules with powerful antioxidant qualities.

Properties:

  • Antioxidant
  • Regenerator
  • Protective
  • Nourishing

Uses:

  • Anti-aging
  • Sensitive skins
  • Protection from the environment
  • Lip balm