Marula Oil


SKU: CO-116

Although being a rich oil, Marula oil is quickly absorbed into the skin where it helps to heal damage. It is conditioning and rich in antioxidants that help protect skin from free radicals. It contains high amounts of certain essential fatty acids, which help to keep skin healthy and glowing.

Properties Lovely and rich, Quick to absorb, Healing, Conditioning

Botanical Name:  Sclerocarya birrea
Origin: Africa
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed / Unrefined
Color: Light to Medium brown
Derived From: The kernel
Contains: Rich in oleic acid and antioxidants. Contains a high amount of palmitic acid as well.
Base Oil: Can be used up to 100% strength
Shelf Life: 2 years

Fatty Acid Composition
(from wikipedia)

Mono-unsaturated fatty acids:

  • oleic acid (70-78%)

Polyunsaturated fatty acids:

  • linoleic acid (4.0-7.0 %)
  • alpha-linolenic acid (0.1-0.7 %)

Saturated fatty acids:

  • palmitic acid (9-12%)
  • stearic acid (5.0-8.0 %)
  • Arachidonic acid (0.3-0.7 %)