Botanical Name: Aleurites moluccana
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Obtained From: Kernels
Color: Clear liquid
Product Description: The fruits or nuts of the Kukui Nut tree are rich in oil of a pleasant nutty odor. Also known as Candle nut tree, Kukui Nut trees grow up to 20 meters in height, distinctive in their light green silvery foliage, usually grow wild on the lower slopes of the mountains. Studies report that extracts from the kukui tree have a toxic effect on certain bacteria, fungi and viruses and contains essential fatty acids, vitamins and antioxidants that help to soothe dry skin and heal wounds. The light natural oil is used today in all high quality skin preparations due to its ability to quickly penetrate the skin.
Consistency: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Absorption: Absorbs into skin at average speed, slight oil feeling left on 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.