Specialty Oils

Sacha Inchi Extra Virgin Oil


INCI name
Plukenetia Volubilis seed oil
Description
Cold pressed oil obtained from the seeds of the Sacha Inchi plant from the Amazon jungle.
Contains
One of the highest content of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) among all vegetable oils with alpha-linolenic acid (Omega 3) up to 48% and linoleic acid (Omega 6) up to 36%. Also contains oleic acid (Omega 9) up to 9% and a high concentration of Tocopherols specifically gamma and delta Tocopherols with 1,900 mg/Kg. It has an ideal balance between Omega 3 and Omega 6 (1.4 to 1).
Uses
Due to its slightly nutty flavor it is ideal to be consumed directly or with salads and cooked vegetables. Also it can be used as an ingredient for different blends and dressings. For personal care formulations in anti-aging creams, lotions and emulsions for the skin, liquid soaps, and products for dried and damaged hair.
Benefits for Consumer
Helps support healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels within a normal range. Contributes to enhance immunological system. Excellent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Emollient and skin and hair smoothing properties. Aids in the prevention of wrinkles and restores elasticity.
Features
Organic and Conventional, Kosher, Vegan, Gluten-Free and GMO-Free. Free of additives, irradiation and BSE/TSE.