Millettia pinnata syn. Pongamia glabra
Body, Face, Hair. All Skin Types. Restore Elasticity. Hydrating. Dry, Dehydrated Skins Problematic Oily And Combination Skins. Acne And Blemish Prone. Healthy Aging, Mature Skin, Wrinkles And Fine Lines. Fragile, Sun Damaged Sensitive Skins. Oily Hair. Dry Oil. Regenerating And Skin Softening. Skin Conditioning Agent, Hair Conditioning Agent.Sun Protection Booster (Natural Spf Range Between 25-35) For Sun Exposed Skins.
INCI name: Pongamia glabra (Karanja) seed oil
SYNONYMS: Millettia pinnata
CAS number: 247588-54-1
EXTRACTION METHOD: Cold Pressed
PARTS USED: seeds/kernels.
COMMON NAMES: Pongamia oil, Honge oil, Kanuga oil, Kurunj oil.
APPEARANCE: amber yellow to brown, Rich to the touch, fluid oil.
ODOUR NOTE: Faint fresh nuts odour.
QUALITY: 100 % pure and natural organic carrier oil.
STORAGE CONDITION: Store in a cool dark place
COMPOSITION: 53.60% OLEIC ACID (OMEGA-9), 16.40% LINOLEIC ACID (OMEGA-6), 10.90% PALMITIC ACID, 6.80% STEARIC ACID, RICH IN PONGAMOL AND KARAJIN
INFO and INTERESTING FACTS: Traditionally used in India, Karanja oil is cold pressed from the seeds of the Pongamia tree. This 100% pure carrier oil is rich in omega-9 and contains 2 special rare and active molecules, Pongamol and Karanjin. Those properties give Karanja oil its highly hydrating qualities that contribute to the skin elasticity. Ideal for skins prone to acne and blemishes, Karanja oil is also valued when it comes to prepare and protect our skins and hair before being exposed to the sun’s UVA and UVB and is increasingly used as an added sun protection/booster ingredient in sunscreen formulas.