C$172 = $119 US
PRODUCT: 1kg Buriti Oil. Cold-pressed. Unrefined. Wild-Harvested. Fair Trade. Mauritia Flexuosa Oil also known as Buriti or Aguaje Oil. Purchases help protect the Amazon against deforestation as a high-value non-timber forest product.
PROFILE: Buriti Oil is the world’s richest source of plant-based beta-carotene (Vitamin A / Retinol) and also high in Vitamin C and Omega’ 9 and 6 (Oleic and Linoleic acid). Buriti Oil rebuilds and hydrates skin cells and protects natural collagen and elastin while restoring moisture to sun-damaged skin.
APPLICATION: The intended use of this 1kg presentation is as an ingredient in small volume natural skin and hair care products. It has a rich amber color such that can be used as a natural bronzer and studies have shown effectiveness as a natural sunscreen. Makes a great additive to natural sunscreens and after-sun sprays.
SUSTAINABILITY: Candela Peru is a leading global supplier of Amazonian carrier oils. Their wild-harvest and fair-trade operations promote Amazonian conservation and sustainable employment. This Buriti Oil is from wild-harvested Aguaje fruits collected by forest-based communities.