There have been rare reports of people with nut allergies reacting even though this is a seed oil. If you are unsure, do a small patch test first.
According to the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (CosIng), the functions of Baobab Seed Oil are:
Emollient, Hair Conditioning, Skin Conditioning.
To view more information, visit the CosIng Database here.
Typical Fatty Acid Profile
C16:0 Palmitic Acid 18% to 46%
C18:0 Stearic Acid less than 6%
C18:1 Oleic Acid (Omega 9) 30% to 42%
C18:2 Linoleic Acid (Omega 6) 12% to 35%
C18:3 Alpha Linolenic Acid (Omega 3) less than 2%
C22:1 Erucic Acid less than 0.05%
Saponification Value mgKOH / g 140-205