Cucumber Oil

The Health Benefits of Cucumber Oil

Cucumber Oil

Cucumber, a fruit belonging to the cucurbitaceae family which also includes melons, squashes and gourds, cucumber oil is extracted from the seeds of the cucumber through a process called cold-pressed extraction. Cucumber seed oil contains about 14-20% oleic acid and 60-68% omega-3 linoleic acid. These oils make cucumber oil More >

Babassu Oil

The Health Benefits of Babassu Oil

Babassu oil or cusi is extracted from the seeds of the babassu palm, in fact from kernels of the trees’ nuts. When the nuts ripen and fall to the ground, women called “babassu breakers” gathers the nuts and break them open, then extraction begins and a clear light yellow vegetable More >

Amaranth Oil

The Health Benefits of Amaranth Oil

Amaranth Oil

Amaranth is grown in Asia and harvested primarily for its grain, which is used as a food source for bread, pasta, and baby food. Amaranth oil is extracted from the seeds of the genus amaranthus and amaranthus hypchondriacus; together they are called grain amaranth. Commercial uses of amaranth oil More >

Argan Oil

The Health Benefits of Argan Oil

 

Argan Oil

Argan oil is extracted from the kernels of the argan tree (Argania spinosa). Native to Morocco Argan oil known for its golden colour remains one of the rarest oils in the world due to the small and very specific growing areas. Argan oil contains vitamin E, antioxidants and essential More >

Mongongo Nut Oil

The Health Benefits of Mongongo Nut Oil

 

Mongongo Nut Oil

Mongongo tree scientifically called Schinziophyton rautanenii is a tree belonging to the Euphorbiaceae family; mongongo oil is obtained by cold-pressing the nuts from this African tree and has been valued for centuries. Mongongo oil is increasingly gaining its popularity all over the world because of its many benefits More >

Mustard Oil

The Health Benefits of Mustard Essential Oil

Mustard Oil

Mustard oil is used for three different oils that are extracted from mustard seeds namely, a vegetable oil, essential oil, and oil that are made by infusing the extract from mustard seed into another oil like soybean oil. It is low in saturated fats and has a high content More >

Kukui Nut Oil

The Health Benefits of Kukui Nut Oil

Kukui Nut Oil

Kukui nut have a hard shell covering which is green or brown in color within the hard shell there is a whitish flesh or pulp, the nuts contain one or two seeds inside. Kukui nut oil also known as candlenut oil is extracted from the nut of the More >

Vetiver Oil

The Health Benefits Of Vetiver Oil

Vetiver Oil

Vetiver (Chrysopogon zizanioides) is a perennial grass belonging to the Poaceae family and is native to India but is widely cultivated in the tropical regions of the world oil that is popularly known as “Khus-Khus”.

 

Vetiver oil is extracted from the washed, chopped, dried and soaked roots and rootlets by More >

Sandalwood Oil

The Health Benefits Of Sandalwood Oil

Sandalwood Oil

Sandalwood oil, is oil that is obtained by a process called steam distillation of the chips and billets cut from the heartwood of the sandalwood (Santalum album) tree. Its use dates back to thousands of years ago, making it one of the oldest known materials used specifically for its More >

Jojoba Oil

The Health Benefits Of Jojoba Oil

Jojoba Oil

Jojoba (pronounced ho-HO-ba) oil is a botanical extract of the seed of the jojoba tree (Simmondsia chinenis), a shrub that is native to the Sonoran, Mojave, and Baja California deserts of Arizona, California, and Mexico and the southern most portion of the California Floristic Province. A plant that is More >

Hemp Seed Oil

The Health Benefits Of Hempseed Oil

Hemp Seed Oil

Hempseed oil is obtained by pressing hemp seeds. Cold pressed, unrefined hemp oil is dark to clear light green in color, with a nutty flavour. Hempseed is enriched with vitamins A, C and E and B-carotene, and it is rich in minerals like phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, sulfur and More >