Kukui Nut Oil
Botanical Name: Aleurites Moluccans
Color: Lightly Yellow-Brown
Extraction: Cold Pressed
Scent/Aroma: Light, Nutty
Contains: Vitamin A, C, E
Fatty Acids: LinoLeic, Alpha Linolenic, Palmitic, Oleic
Properties: Quickly Absorbs, No Greasy feeling, Used in Hawaii for skin protection against salt water, sun and wind.
The kukui nut tree is the official tree of Hawaii, and has been used by natives for hundreds of years, as a natural moisturizer. They recognized the oil's high penetrability and soothing properties, and utilize it in helping sooth sunburns and chapped skin. It is a fabulous ingredient in cosmetics, or utilized as a stand-alone application. Kukui nut oil contains high levels of the essential fatty acids linoleic and alpha-linolenic. Kukui nut oil penetrates the skin easily and leaves the skin feeling silky and smooth. Kukui nut oil does not leave the skin feeling greasy. This oil contains vitamins A, C, and E, which are antioxidants known to protect the skin and prevent free-radical damage to the skin cells. Kukui nut oil can leave even the driest, dullest, aging skin looking healthy and radiant. It can be blended for use in shampoos, hand lotions, conditioners, and other personal use blends, some even use the nut and its oils for industrial purposes such as varnishes and water altering chemicals. Whatever your use, we offer the finest Kukui oil for your diverse needs.