Chaulmoogra is a herb that has been widely used in Indian and Chinese medicine for diseases and disorders of the skin. The oil has a common name of Jangli almond.
Native To: India, Southeast Asia.
Key Chemistry: The vegetable oil has an unusual fatty acid chemistry with a proportion of fatty acids having cyclic rather than straight chain structures. Some of these cyclic fatty acids have been studied for their superior antimicrobial properties.
Plant part: Seeds
Extraction method: Cold pressed
Typical Uses: Utilised in cosmetics as a speciality oil with antimicrobial and barrier protective qualities.
Dose Rate: Typically used at less than 5%
Appearance: This oil can become solid in cold temperatures and in cooler climates it may remain in a mixed state - flowable with waxy particulates throughout. This is typical for the oil which can be brought together into a liquid form with gentle warming.
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