Passionfruit Seed Oil, Unrefined
TIMELESS Premium Unrefined Passionfruit Oil, also known as Maracuja Oil
Botanical name : Passiflora edulis
Extraction method / Source : Cold pressed / seeds Cold pressing the seed produces a fine, highly nutritious oil.
Key constituents : Naturally high in antioxidants, as well as linoleic and oleic essential fatty acids.
Plant description : Botanical family : Passifloraceae Passionfruit is a perennial vine, which is one of many species of Passion Flower plants. It produces sweet and juicy berry-like fruits which are yellow or purple when ripe, and are full of seeds.
Regions of Production : Peru
Growing Practices : Grown without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides.
Characteristics : Light oil with soft yellow color, fruity aroma and flavor.
Properties : Antioxidant, moisturizing
Uses and benefits : For mature skin care, passionfruit oil is used in anti-aging formulas to fight free-radical damage to the skin.
Storage : Store in a cool, dry place away from direct light. Refrigeration prolongs the freshness of all natural oils.
History / Fun Facts : Passion flower plants got the name in the 1700s, when missionaries in Brazil came to convert the indigenous peoples to Christianity. The name refers to the suffering of Jesus before his crucifixion, known as the "Passion of Christ".
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