Baobab oil is obtained from the kernel of the baobab seed by mechanical extraction using a screw expeller. The oil is filtered for clarity. No additional process is applied and no preservatives or additives are used.
Baobab oil is a triglyceride fat which is liquid at room temperature. It has a high concentration of Linoleic, Oleic and Palmitic Fatty Acids.
Uses of Baobab Oil
Baobab oil is used in personal care products as an emollient and skin and hair conditioner. It is an excellent moisturiser and known not to clog pores and is suitable for high-end cosmetic formulations.
Typical Fatty Acid Profile
|Palmitic Acid||18 – 30 %|
|Linoleic Acid||25 – 37 %|
|Oleic Acid||30 – 44 %|
|Product name||Adansonia digitata (Baobab) Seed Oil|
|INCI name||ADANSONIA DIGITATA SEED OIL|
|Botanical name||Adansonia digitata L.|
|MOQ and Pack Size||0.9kg, 4.5kg, 20kg packs|
|Packaging||High Density Polyethelene Jerry Can|
|Area of Origin||South Africa and Zimbabwe|
|Organic Certification||EU and USDA|
|Storage and Shelf life||The shelf life in sealed original containers and under ambient storage conditions is 24 months after the date of manufacturing.|