Botanical Name: Carapas guinanesis
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Semi-refined
Obtained From: Seeds
Color & Consistency: Yellow cloudy liquid to off-white semi-solid
Product Description: Carapa guianensis also known as andiroba, is used in popular medicine in Brazil and other countries encompassing the Amazon rainforest. Virtually all parts of the andiroba tree are utilized, including the seed’s oil, which is employed to treat inflammation and infections. Andiroba Carrier Oil is used in natural skin-care products, and by massage therapists.
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.