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Macadamia Nut Oil comes from the native Macadamia tree which is grown right here in our own country. Premium macadamia nuts are obtained from growers in northern New South Wales and southern Queensland in Australia. These are cold pressed to make a beautiful golden oil which is liquid at room temperature.
Highly valued for its emolliency and skin conditioning qualities Macadamia Oil is an excellent choice for moisturising dry and aging skin. The light skin feel and easy absorption makes it an excellent ingredient for creams and lotions. It is useful in soap recipes in any quantity (please note that large quantities will take longer to cure).
Macadamia is less likely to trigger allergic reactions in those with nut issues than most nut oils.
Other than Jojoba oil, Australian Macadamia Oil is the closest match to the naturally occurring sebum of the skin. This allows it to deeply penetrate the skin and deliver intense moisturisation without greasy residue, perfect for ageing or dry skin.
Squalene and oleic acid assists with cell regeneration and softens chapped skin. The omega 6 linoleic acid balances sebum production in oily skin and creates a natural protective barrier.
This amazing oil can be useful in healing minor wounds, burns and scratches. It contains good levels of palmitoleic acid and its Vitamin E content can soften scarring. The phytosterols can ease itchiness and redness. Macadamia is unlikely to cause an allergic reaction and does not clog pores.
Botanical Name: Macadamia ternifolia
INCI: Macadamia ternifolia Oil
CAS Number: 128497-20-1
Country of Origin: Australia
Part Used: Nuts
Method of extraction: Cold pressed
Vegetarian and Vegan.