Description

It is a skin moisturier, -emollient and -soother with many other properties that will make your skin look beautiful.

Baobab oil is made from baobab seeds. The seeds are found in large capsule-like fruit which grow on baobab (Adansonia) trees. The trees are found throughout the savannas of Africa.

Baobab (kremetart) tree

Indications

Acne
Actinic keratosis
Bed sores
Chapped lips
Damaged skin
Dry skin
Dandruff
Eczema
Psoriasis
Scaly skin disorder (Ichthyyosis)
Skin cancer (squamous cell carcinoma)
Sun burn
Sun spots

Benefits

Is absorbed easily and quickly by the skin, leaving no oiliness or greasiness and does not clogg the pores.
Alleviates itchiness and dryness associated with skin disorders, because it moisturizes-, softens and -soothes the skin.
Improves skin elasticity.
Promotes wound healing, because it contains vitamins A and F that encourages the regeneration of skin cells.
Reduces the appearance of scars and skin cancer spots.
Is anti-inflammatory, because it contains omega fatty acids.
Is an antioxidant that protects the skin from free radical damage, i.e. fights ageing, because it contains vitamin E.
Protects the skin from excessive high and low temperatures, because fatty acids are insulators.
Is non-siccative, i.e. does not dry for a long time.
As a massage oil, it offers a silk smooth texture on skin, really different from other oils.
Is non-toxic and safe to use on children and pregnant women.
It has a long shelf life.

Complications

Very light skinned people should avoid rubbing baobab oil over their eyelids.

Directions

Rub oil into dry skin patches. It works even better if you wet your hand with water before you add a few drops of baobab oil onto your hands. Or rub oil onto wet skin when you get out of the bath.
Spray a few drops into your bath water.
Add a few drops to your regular body lotion, face cream or hair conditioner.
Only used topically on the skin; do not drink it!
Keep away from light.

Features

The baobab oil has a deep golden, yellow colour and mild earthy aroma and nutty taste.
Linolenic acid (Omega 3) 00.2% - 03.0%
Linoleic   acid (Omega 6) 25.0% - 37.0%
Oleic        acid (Omega 9) 23.0% - 44.0%
Palmitic   acid                     18.0% - 30.0%
Stearic     acid                     01.5% - 06.0%
Vitamins A, D, E and F.
Most creams and lotions on the market are water based which means they require synthetic preservatives, stabilizers, performance enhancers and fragrances to maintain stability and make them pleasant to use. Botanical oils rarely need any of these additives. EcoProducts baobab oil has not undergone any further refinement or processing, has no additives and is 100% pure.

How these products work

Baobab oil has small molecules and is absorbed easily into the skin. It does not need penetration enhancers like most other moisturizers.

Essential oils, baobab (kremetart olie)

Buy   10 ml for R   50
Buy   30 ml for R 118
Buy   50 ml for R 153
Buy 100 ml for R 243

Shipping method Number of items Cost
Collect from South Africa, Pretoria, Sunnyside East any R  00
Courier to big cities, delivery 2-3 days 1 to 10 R  50
Courier to a town beyond 30 km from big cities, delivery 4-5 days 1 to 10 R125
South Africa post office to a town beyond 30 km from big cities, delivery 7 or more days 1 to 10 R  50
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This page has been updated on the 2017-04-07.