***The oils are pure so its strong and concentrated, few drops are enough for any of their purposes
They dont need to be used alone, why not add a few drops to other cosmetic products you are already using , like shampoo, creams, massage oil/creams.***
Its an oil extracted from the seed of a tree known as Andiroba (Carapa Guianensis), a native amazonian tree, traditionally used by indigenous tribes and local people mainly as a very good repellent of insects and reducer of itching, also possible to use on animals for the same purpose.
The seeds stays a entire week drying at the sun until it releases this special oil, which is a powerful natural anti-inflammatory to the body, by taking few drops a day.
Andiroba oil is also excellent to hydrate the hair and the skin, thats why its found in many products from the cosmetic industry, like soaps, creams and shampoos
As one of the superfruits of the Amazon region, Andiroba oil (also known as crab oil) is highly beneficial as a natural ingredient for skin and hair care products and treatments. Its oil, bark, and leaves have been used for centuries in Brazil and other countries of the Amazon, mostly for medicinal purposes. However, Andiroba oil is now used in natural hair and skincare products for a variety of reasons…
1. Andiroba Oil is Rich with Vitamins, Minerals and Antioxidants
This Amazonian superfruit wouldn’t be the wonderful ingredient it is without its quantities of all-natural vitamins and minerals. Andiroba oil is also very rich with antioxidants, to help neutralize and remove free radicals from the bloodstream, while preventing the premature aging of the skin, photodermatoses, and skin cancers. Some of the nutrients in andiroba oil include:
- Vitamins A, C, and E
- Linoleic, palmitic, oleic, and stearic acids
- Fatty Acids
2. Andiroba Essential Oil is Excellent for Healing Skin Conditions
Andiroba oil for skin care is by far one its most popular uses. Due to its vitamin and mineral contents, Andiroba oil is a great way to promote the growth of new skin cells. Skincare products with andiroba oil are excellent for treating injured skin and speeding up the recovery process, and some find it effective for managing conditions such as rashes, psoriasis, eczema, sores and ulcers.
3. Andiroba Oil Helps Reduce the Appearance of Fine Lines
Andiroba oil has been used in Brazil for generations as a natural way to plump and smooth skin, improving firmness while reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Its antioxidant properties fight free radicals to prevent skin from aging prematurely, block against skin cancers, and protect the skin from reactive species of oxygen (a byproduct of normal metabolism of oxygen).
4. Andiroba Oil for Hair Makes Hair Healthier and Grow Longer
The essential fatty acids (EFAs) in andiroba oil help to promote healthier hair growth, treating damaged or curly hair without leaving a greasy feeling behind. When applied to your scalp slightly warmed, andiroba oil stimulates better blood flow, which is a strong factor in growing healthier hair that’s more resilient to breakage, split ends, and dehydration.
5. Andiroba Oil Builds Stronger Collagen
With its natural group of alpha-hydroxy acids, andiroba oil strengthens the collagen in your skin to improve its elasticity. Consistent use of products containing andiroba oil results in plumper, smoother looking skin. Andiroba oil is highly moisturizing as well, offering an excellent skin conditioner that deep-treats to prevent dry skin.
6. Andiroba Oil Promotes Hair Growth
By stimulating better blood flow to the scalp, hair grows faster. Andiroba oil is a deep skin and hair conditioner to promote increased blood flow, therefore encouraging hair to grow more quickly and healthy.
7. Andiroba Oil Benefits Aches with Inflammatory Properties
The oil is a natural treatment for inflammation and joint pain, as well as reducing the symptoms of arthritis, rheumatism and muscle pain. Andiroba oil has been used as an anti-inflammatory treatment for centuries in the Amazon region, bringing pain relief and minimizing the effects of chronic joint pain.
8. Andiroba Oil is a Natural Insect Repellent, Effective Without Any Added Chemicals
Although DEET is a popular solution for preventing insect bites, it’s full of chemicals and can cause some unfavorable side effects. In comparison, andiroba oil has been tested in studies and while not at the level of DEET, it has been shown to be a moderately effective 100% natural and organic alternative as an insect repellent.
One of the best things about Andiroba oil is that the oil itself, as well as the process for making it, is completely natural and 100% organic.