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  • INCI nameBertholletia Excelsa (Brazil) Nut Oil
  • Performance claimsSoothing, Moisturising
  • Sustainability claimsNatural
  • FunctionEmollients
  • OriginBertholletia Excelsa

Ingredient Description

Brazil Nut Oil is pressed from the nuts of the Bertholletia excelsa tree, also known as the Brazil nut tree. The tree is one of the largest in the Amazonian region, extending upwards to 50 meters in height. Inside the hard, wood-like outer casing of the fruit is an average of 10 to 21 Brazil nuts, arranged like the segments of an orange. Brazil nuts consist of approximately 67% oil, which Brazilian natives utilize in cooking and within skin and hair care applications. Organic Brazil Nut Oil possesses a unique fatty acid profile that includes omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids, making it an ideal ingredient for inclusion within cosmetic, personal care and spa applications. Praan Naturals superior quality Brazil Nut Oil is refined. It is carefully sourced and packaged to maintain the purity, freshness and beneficial properties of this remarkably nutritive oil. Properties: Light Texture Pale Yellow Hue Quick Absorption Highly Moisturizing Natural Emollient Sweet, Nutty Aroma See Spec Sheet for Fatty Acid Composition Brazil Nut Oil is Perfectly Suited for the Following Personal Care Applications: Skin Care Lip Care Hair Care Nail Care Cosmetics Aromatherapy Massage


  • Company namePraan Naturals
  • Legal nameNatural Sourcing, LLC
  • HeadquartersOxford, Connecticut, United States
  • Number of employees11-50
  • DescriptionNatural Sourcing, LLC, and its trademarked brand Praan Naturals specialize in the supply of an extensive range of certified organic and conventional natural ingredients for beauty, cosmetics, fragrance & perfumery, spa, massage, aromatherapy, and other personal care applications. It offers the finest ingredients from responsible growers, distillers and manufacturers across the globe. Its vast range of organic ingredients is Certified Organic by CCOF. It also offers a growing range of Certified Kosher and Certified Halal ingredients.
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