100% Pure Organic Kukui Nut Oil | Imported From Hawaii
Kukui nut oil is a natural moisturizer that has been used for centuries in Hawaii. It is produced by pressing oil from the Kukui nut (or candle nut) tree, and it contains essential fatty acids, vitamins and antioxidants that help to soothe dry skin and heal wounds. The word ‘Kukui’ means ‘light’ in Hawaiian.
Scientific Name: Aleurites Moluccans
Extraction: Cold Pressed
Scent: Light Characteristic
Ingredients: 100% Pure Organic Hawaiian Kukui Nut Oil
Amount: Measured by volume not weight
Bottles: Sealed Cosmetic grade plastic bottles. Made for oils and will not degrade the quality of oils. To keep Oils at the best quality they need to be kept in dark bottles away from direct sunlight and at room temperature.
The Kukui nut tree was first brought to Hawaii by early Polynesian settlers. It quickly adapted, and is now Hawaii ‘s official state tree. Kukui means ‘enlightenment’ in Hawaiian. Kukui nut oil was also used to massage members of royalty, who were sometimes massaged for seven or more hours! Kukui nut oil is an excellent oil to add to your body care products, especially your creams, lotions, and massage oils. Kukui nut oil should not be exposed to high temperatures. You can also use it for an oil treatment on dry hair and scalp, or add a few drops to your bath water for a luxurious treat.
Kukui Nut Oil is a fabulous moisturizer, and quickly penetrates the skin leaving a silky-smooth non-greasy feeling. It is often used for dry or damaged skin, immediately relieving symptoms because of its quick absorption into the skin. It can leave even the roughest and driest skin feeling smooth, soft, and hydrated. Kukui Nut Oil contains Vitamins A, C, and E, providing anti-oxidants that help to protect the skin. This unique oil is able to penetrate into the deepest skin layers, while creating a protective shield that locks in moisture. Kukui Nut Oil is great for those with sensitive skin, Specifically, it is beneficial for the following conditions:
- Burns – including: sunburn, windburn, radiation burns, and heat induced burns.
- Chapped skin
- Mature and prematurely aged skin
- Dry skin conditions
- Dry hair and scalp
Hawaiians make use of Kukui nut oil on dried out hair that has been damaged through overexposure to components such as the sun as well as wind. The proteins and essential fatty acids contained in Kukui nut oil penetrate the actual hair shaft and leave hair searching healthy and replenished with water. Kukui nut oil can be used as the treatment for an itchy head or dandruff. It’s the same regenerative results on the hair and head as it does for your skin. According to an article, the gamma-linoleic acidity present in Kukui nut oil causes it to be useful as a leave-in treatment which conditions, imparts shines, as well as restores moisture in order to hair.