Moringa oil is obtained from Moringa oleifera tree belongs to Moringaceae family. It is also called as Ben oil due to high concentration of behenic acid in oil. Moringa tree well grows in poor soil as it is drought resistant. It is cultivated in India (native of Himalayan Foothills), Srilanka, Kenya, Malawi, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Africa. It is used for various cosmetic products, cooking purpose.
Moringa oil can be extracted by cold pressed or solvent extraction method. It is obtained by pressing seeds of oleifera tree and boiled it with water so moringa oil is comes out at the surface of water.
Properties of Moringa Seed Oil:
It is pale yellow in colour with a mild and pleasant or appealing taste. It is odorless and non drying nutty flavored oil. It is emollient in nature.
Its constituents are Palmitic, stearic, Arachidic, Behenic, Oleic acid, Linoleic, Palmitoleic, Linolenic acid, Vitamin C and Vitamin A.
Blending well with:
Moringa oil well blends with many unique essential oils.
15 Unique Benefits and Uses-
Ans. It provides nutrition to skin and relieves aging signs, used as anti aging. It also helps to moisturize skin and make it glow.
Ans. It is used in cooking purpose as it contains vitamin C and B.
Ans. It helps to fight against the dandruff and split ends.
Ans. Moringa oil well blends with essential oils
Ans. Pregnant women or lactating women should avoid this oil it may cause miscarriage of infant.