Botanical Name: Elaeis guineensis
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Refined
Obtained From: Fruit
Product Description: The main source of palm oil is the Elaeis guineensis tree, which is native to West and Southwest Africa. Its use in this region dates back more than 5,000 years. Palm oil has been linked to several health benefits, including protecting brain function, reducing heart disease risk factors and improving vitamin A status. Today, most cosmetics, soaps, shampoos, conditioners, creams and other products contain palm oil and its derivatives. The oil is rich with natural elements that can help to heal sunburn, stretch marks and deeply moisturize the skin, especially for sufferers of dry and sensitive skin.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of 2 years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.
Cautions: None Known.
Storage: It is recommended that cold-pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using.