Botanical Name- Macadamia integrifolia
Extraction- Expeller Pressed
Shelf life- 10-12 months
Macadamia Essential Oil
Macadamia is botanically known as Macadamia Integriflolia. Macadamia is widely cultivated but basically originates from the African country –Kenya. Macadamia is one of the very useful essential oil components greatly demanded worldwide.
Macadamia can be easily identified with its golden color. It exhibits a mild nutty sort of fragrance along with sweet undertones. Macadamia contains fatty acids like oleic acids, plamitoleic acid, linoleic acids. Find below the detailed descriptions of Macadamia:
Free Fatty Acids- 0.25%
Peroxide Value- <0.5%
Saponification Value- 190-200
Iodine Value- 70-80
Specific Gravity- 0.92
Method of extraction: Expeller Pressed/Unrefined
Macadamia is extracted through expeller pressed/unrefined process. In the process the nuts are pressed to extract define oil.
Macadamia: Uses and Benefits
It is used for skin protection and treating disorder like scars, sunburns, minor wounds and other irritations.
Just make sure that you use quality oil. The crude oil is very sensitive to light so protect it from direct exposure to sun and heat.