Andiroba oil – Organic Virgin Cold Pressed
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Andiroba Oil naturally contains high levels of a broad range of essential fatty acids which make up nearly 65% of the oils composition.
Other actives include a group of plant chemicals called limonoids, the most studied of which is andirobin. The limonoids contained in the Andiroba Oil gives this oils its powerful anti-inflammatory properties, required for healthy cell membranes which reduce swelling of the skin.
Andiroba oil accelerates the healing of skin damage by providing myristic acid, one of the chemical building blocks of an enzyme that links together the proteins that form the skins protective outer layer.
This highly emollient oil is effective at moisturising dry, cracked skin and is used in products intended to help eczema and psoriasis and in formulations for muscular aches and pains and products designed to reduce swelling. The oil has also been traditionally used for dermatitis, heat rash, skin fungi and other skin problems.