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Pracaxi Oil - Cold Pressed
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PRACACHY

Pracaxi Oil - Cold Pressed

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Pentaclethra macroloba
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Common name Pracaxy oil, Pracachy oil
Botanical name   Pentaclethra macroloba
Description   Clear oil with low viscosity and yellowish colour
Typical Fatty Acid Profile
Oleic 48%
Behenic 20%
Lignoceric 15%
Alpha-linolenic 3%
Plant parts used Seeds
Extraction method    Cold Pressed
Region of origin South America

The Pracaxi tree is native to the wet tropical areas found in the north eastern part of South America. The seeds yield an oil has one of the highest natural concentrations of behenic acid which is a natural fatty acid that acts as a conditioning agent and mild surfactant. For this reason, it makes a great addition to hair conditioners. but can also be used in lotions, creams, and soaps. 

 

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