It can help to balance acne prone skin, even skin tone and reduce the appearance of keratinisation (scarring), plus the high Omega 3 content helps to protect the skin against sun damage and the ravages of the winter weather making it a good addition to a winter lip balm formula or a year round moisturiser.
Due to its soothing, anti-itch properties and its vitamin E and A content it is a worthy addition to your formulae for eczema and psoriasis prone skin creams.
In hair products Organic Sacha Inchi oil helps to soften the hair shaft thus reducing brittleness and breaking and at the same time it can soothe an irritated scalp.
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It can be used as a hot oil hair pack, a scrunch through hair conditioning serum and it’s even good for your nails!
The Sacha Inchi Soothing Skin Lotion could also be used as a hair conditioner, making Sacha Inchi a truly versatile oil worthy of a place in anyone’s vegetable oil inventory.
Country of Origin:Peru, Ecuador and Colombia
Typical Fatty Acid Profile.
C18:0 Stearic Acid : 2-4%
C16:0 Palmitic Acid : 3-8% (Saturated fatty acid)
C18:1 Oleic Acid : 8-12% (Omega 9)
C18:2 Linoleic Acid : 30-40% (Omega 6)
C18:3 a-Linolenic Acid : 45-58% (Omega 3)
SAP value for NaOH: 0.134
SAP value for KOH: 0.188