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Orbignya Oleifera Oil

Rating: good good
INCI name
ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA OIL
Alternative names
Babassu-Fett, Babassu Oil, Babassuöl, Babassupalme, Orbignya Oleifera, Orbignya Oleifera Seed Oil, Babassu Seed Oil
Origin
Plant-derived
Definition
Orbignya Oleifera Oil is the fixed oil obtained from the nuts of the babassu, Orbignya oleifera, Palmae. It consists primarily of the glycerides of the fatty acids lauric, myristic and oleic
INCI function
Emollient
The INCI function describes solely the purpose of a cosmetic ingredient. It does not reveal its actual effects and skin compatibility. You'll find these and other characteristics below.
Characteristics
  • Rating: good Appropriate for natural cosmetics
  • Rating: good Returns fats
  • Rating: good Softens and smooths the skin
CAS-No.
91078-92-1
EINECS/EILINCS-No.
293-376-2

Studies, literature and statements on Orbignya Oleifera Oil

  • Kursbuch Kosmetik, page 168

    Rich in unsaturated fatty acids, shows itself to be smoothing, fat retaining, due to high oxidation stability.

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