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Acai Berry Oil

The Acai Palm, also known as the Assai Palm, is a species of palm trees native to Brazil and other regions of South and Central America. The Acai Palm bears small, dark purple grape-sized berries that each contain one large seed. The small berries have been prized for generations by the region's tribes for the healing and energizing sustenance that they provide both as an edible fruit and nutritive oil.

Acai Berry Oil, Euterpe oleracea, is deep golden to light brown in color and has a mild yet pleasant fruity aroma. It possesses an impressive combination of Omega 6 and Omega 9 essential fatty acids, phytosterols, vitamins, minerals and essential amino acids. Acai Berry Oil is rich in anthocyanins and phenols making the oil a very powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Its significant content of anthocyanins is reported to be 10-30 times higher than the anthocyanin content of red wine grapes. Acai Oil's rich array of nutrients and antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action make the oil a remarkable ingredient for use in anti-aging personal care products. Acai Oil is highly emollient and is an effective moisturizing oil for products intended to heal dry and cracked skin, eczema and psoriasis. This oil penetrates the skin quickly, acting as an excellent emollient carrier oil. It is a highly beneficial ingredient in formulations intended to treat acne, reduce swelling and ease muscular aches and pains. Studies have revealed that the phenols contains in Acai Berry Oil help protect against the damage of free-radicals and may help destroy and protect against cancer cell formation.

Acai Berry Oil Properties:

  • Highly Moisturizing
  • Natural Emollient
  • Restores Elasticity to the Skin
  • Powerful Antioxidant Properties
  • Strong Anti-Inflammatory
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Protects Skin from Free Radicals
  • May Help Destroy and Prevent Cancer Cell Formation
  • Quick Absorption
  • Mild, Sweet Fruity Aroma
  • Rich in Essential Fatty Acids
    • Oleic Acid: 55% 10.0%
    • Linoleic Acid: 45% 10.0%
    • Palmitic Acid: 16.0% 5.0%
    • Stearic Acid: 1.4% 0.2%
    • Linolenic Acid: 1.4% 0.2%
    • Lauric Acid: Trace
    • Palmitoleic Acid: Trace
  • Rich in Vitamins
    • Vitamin B1
    • Vitamin B2
    • Vitamin B3
    • Vitamin C
    • Vitamin E
  • Rich in Minerals
    • Iron
    • Phosphorus
    • Calcium
    • Potassium
  • Rich in Phytosterols
  • Rich in Anthocyanins
  • High in Essential Amino-Acids

Acai Berry Oil is a highly recommended ingredient in products for:

  • Mature, Aging Skin
  • Dry, Cracked Skin
  • Damaged Hair
  • Acne
  • Eczema, Psoriasis and Other Skin Conditions
  • Muscular Aches and Swelling
 

INCI Nomenclature:

Euterpe oleracea Fruit Oil

Shelf Life:

1- 2 Years

Origin:

Brazil

Extraction Method:

Cold Pressed

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