Clear pale yellow oil with a slight odour.
Kukui Nut Fixed Oil
(aka Kemiri Oil)
INCI Nomenclature: Aleurites moluccana (Kukui) Nut Oil.
The oil has a reputation as a moisturiser for soothing dry skin and alleviating the symptoms of psoriasis, properties that ensure kukui nut oil has a place in many bodycare preparations. Kukui nut oil is known as a purgative and has been used like castor oil.
Cold pressed and refined from the nut of Aleurites moluccana.
The kukui nut tree is widely distributed in both new and old world tropics.
Very good emmolient properties and highly penetrating to the skin. Dries extremely well without leaving any apparent greasyness.
|Typical Fatty Acid Profile||
16:0 Palmitic 5.5%