Buriti Fruit Carrier Oil (Brazil)
Botanical Name: Mauritia flexuosa
INCI Name: Mauritia Flexuosa (Buriti) Fruit Oil
Description: Buriti Fruit Oil is a Carrier Oil that contains no solvents, chemicals, or preservatives. Known as the Moriche Palm from South America which Natives refer to as the "Tree of Life."
The pulp of Buriti is extremely rich in essential fatty acids and carotenoids, including beta-carotene. Buriti Fruit Oil is considered to be one of the richest sources of beta-carotene, with levels exceeding that of Carrot Seed Oil.
- Oleic Acid 77.3%
- Palmitic Acid 18.1%
- Linoleic Acid 1.5%
- Linolenic Acid 1.3%
- Stearic Acid 1.3%
Extraction Process: Cold Pressed and Refined
Part of Plant: Fruit
Aromatic Profile: Buriti Fruit Oil has very little scent characteristic of most Carrier Oils.
Color: Ranges from a yellowish to reddish liquid.
Consistency: Carrier Oil consistency.
Absorption: Buriti Fruit Oil absorbs quickly into skin.
Carrier Oil Uses: Buriti Fruit Carrier Oil (Brazil) possesses a remarkable ability to nourish, moisturize and repair the epidermis and improve the elasticity of maturing skin. It is highly beneficial in formulations intended to treat and heal burns and sun damaged skin. Buriti Oil has strong antioxidant properties and protects the skin from free radical damage.
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g oil): 185 - 240
SAP Multiplier for NaOH: 0.152
SAP Multiplier for KOH: 0.213
Shelf Life: Buriti Fruit Oil has a two year shelf life with proper storage. Protect Carrier Oils from light, heat and humidity. Refrigeration after opening is recommended and will extend shelf life.
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