Kukui Nut (Aleurites moluccans)
Kukui Nut Oil-
Latin Name: Aleurites moluccans
Countries of Origin: Hawaii, Polynesia, Indonesia
Point of interest: Called Candlenut in Hawaii.
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing method: Unrefined
Parts Used: Seed
Aroma: Light, sweet, nutty
Color: Clear to light yellow
Feel: Slight oily feeling left on skin
Absorption: Normal to medium with slight oily feel left on skin
Properties: 30% alpha Linolenic acid, 40% linoleic acid, has similar lipids as the skin. High in Vitamins A,C, and E is anti-inflammatory, aids circulation. Protective.
Uses: Dry skin, psoriasis, eczema, & sunburn.
Safety Data: No known hazards at this time.
Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This is for educational purposes only. This is not intended to treat, cure, diagnose or prevent illness. For external use only, keep out of the reach of children.