Karanj Seed Essential Oil

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Karanj Seed Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Pongamia pinnata
Plant Part: Seeds
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Origin: India

Description: Karanj is a moderate-size (height upto 15 meters), nearly evergreen tree with spreading crown and usually short, crooked bole. It becomes leafless towards the end of March and starts leafing almost immediately with a cloak of rich, bright green leaves.

Colour: Pale yellow

Consistency: Medium

Note: Top

Strength of Aroma: Strong

Blends well with: Does not blend well with other oils

Aromatic Scent: Karanj seeds yield a bitter, non-edible (24-40%) oil with what is best characterized as an odd odour.

History: Karanj is among the herbs, the natives of North India have used since generations in traditional farming as natural pesticide. The anti bacterial activity is mainly due to the inhibition of cell-membrane synthesis in the bacteria. According to the old natives, the presence of these trees near to paddy fields help in repelling the harmful insects.
Cautions: Generally non-toxic and non-sensitizing. Use well diluted. Avoid during pregnancy.
Never use pure oils on the skin without diluting, never use internally, keep away from children and eyes, always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.

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