Cacay (Kahai) Carrier Oil

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Cacay (Kahai) Carrier Oil

Botanical Name: Caryodendron Orinocense
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Refined
Obtained from: Seeds
Country of Origin: Brazil

 

Description: Cacay Oil is the oil expressed from the seeds of Caryodendron Orinocense.  Cacay Oil is extremely rich in Vitamin A (even more so that Rose Hip Oil), Linoleic Acid (higher content than Argan Oil) and Vitamin E (double that in Argan Oil), making it the latest “miracle” oil.  Being so rich in skin nourishing vitamins and essential fatty acids Cacay is currently considered the champion of anti-ageing skincare while it’s skin rejuvenation makes it perfect to the use in treating scars, stretch marks and blemishes. 
The cultivation and harvesting of the Cacay nuts is helping to improve the lives of low-income families in the Amazon Regions of South America.  Families are gathering the nuts which have fallen from trees or planting their own trees to harvest and sell the nuts.  While at present this is only a small supplement to their income as popularity of this oil increases so will their income.  After the oil has been extracted from the Cacay nut the nutrient-rich meat is ground into flour, the inner peel is added to cattle feed or used as a fertilizer and the outer shell burns extremely hot so is ideal for heating purposes where very high temperatures are needed.

 

Colour: Yellow to brown
Aromatic Description: Characteristic of most carrier oils.
Common Uses: Regarded as helpful for mature skin, acne, scars, stretchmarks, hair volume and shine. Add a drop or two of Cacay oil to your shampoo or conditioner to nourish your scalp and add body and a healthy shine to your hair.  
Consistency: Mobile Liquid
Absorption: It’s lightweight and absorbs fast
Shelf life: Users can expect a shelf life of 24 months with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.
 
Important Note: The information provided is for educational purposes only.

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