Baobab oil benefits
Origin (Aroma-zone): Kenya, wild crop
Botanical name: Adansonia digitata
* Linoleic acid: 30% (essential fatty acid)
* Oleic acid: 33.5%
* Palmitic acid: 23%
* Very fluid, oily liquid
* Yellow to dark yellow
* Smell very sweet nuts
* Penetrates quickly into the skin.
Storage: stable, keep away from heat and light.
In cosmetics, this oil is highly moisturizing and can particularly effective for dry skin. Its application is recommended for pregnant women to improve skin elasticity and prevent stretch marks. Reputed to be healing and regenerating, it is recommended for the care of burns. This is an excellent hair care for dry hair or frizzy.
Nourishing balm for body and hair frizzy
Sample hair mask
* 20 ml of HV baobab
* 20 ml of HV sapote
* 20 ml cocoa HV
Coat the hair concentrating on ends. Massage the hair and then wrap them in a warm towel. Keep all night if possible and then do a shampoo.
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Ascorbic acid in baobab oil is very important as a nutritional component or as a food supplement for his anti scorbutic and is essential for people who eat few fruits and vegetables. Its action is very powerful antioxidant to combat the harmful effects of free radicals. Because it is the most potent antioxidant class hydrophilic, and besides, he participated in several essential metabolic processes, such as the production of collagen, connective tissue biosynthesis.
The recommended daily allowance (RDA) for ascorbic acid is 75 mg for women and 90 men, if we consider that the ascorbic acid content in the pulp of the baobab tree is 300 mg per 100 grams of pulp making Oral 25 and 30 grams respectively, can cover the contributions of vitamin C in humans.
Because of its balanced content of hydrophilic antioxidants (vitamin C, flavonoids) and lipophilic (beta carotene, alpha linolenic acid), the pulp of the baobab fruit is a true antioxidant
Overall: This content thus protects from attacks by free radicals all cellular structures.
By measuring the scores by measuring antioxidant ORAC more fruits, the pulp of Baobab is 4 times more powerful than a kiwi, an orange 10 times 15 times more than an apple.