Our organic sacha inchi oil is obtained from the organic seeds of the sacha inchi plant from the Peruvian amazon jungle. The oil is extracted without the use of chemicals or solvents at low temperatures, preserving its' essential fatty acids, vitamins and nutritional properties, then filtered leaving a bright, golden yellow colored liquid with a characteristic taste and aroma.
It helps to restore moisture balance, therefore can be used to relieve itchy, scaly and chronically dry skin, including inflamed or irritated skin. The Sacha Inchi seed is 100% natural and contains no additives. Light oil that absorbs quickly. Excellent emollient and can help improve moisture retention. Rich in iodine and amino acids. Contains high levels of vitamins A and E (alpha-tocopherol), which gives it extraordinarily strong antioxidant properties, therefore excellent for anti-aging. Exceptionally high in Omega 3 (48%), Omega 6 (35%), Omega 9 (35%), proteins (33%) and antioxidants (50%). One of the richest sources of omega 3, which can be almost 50% and thought to be one of the richest sources of this fatty acid and such a fatty acid profile is rarely found in other oils. Can help to balance acne-prone skin. Excellent choice for mature and ageing skin. Exceptionally soothing to dry or irritated skin. A good choice of oil for the lips, nails, hair and scalp. Botanical Name: Plukenetia Volubilis Country of origin: Peru Extraction Method: Cold pressed, Unrefined Color: Pale yellow to golden yellow liquid. Scent: Earthy, Nutty Texture: Liquid