Moringa Oil

(Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil)

Botany & Composition

Family: Moringaceae.

A fast growing, drought tolerant, soft wood tree that can reach up to 40 feet. All parts of the Moringa tree can be eaten including the leaves, seed, roots and flowers. The leaves are rich in protein, minerals, Beta-carotene and antioxidants. The oil produced from the seeds are high in oleic acid.

Geography: Indigenous to sub-Himalayan tracts of Northern India.

Historical Uses

The history of antioxidant rich Moringa oil dates back to 150 B.C. Historical writings reveal that ancient royalty used Moringa in their diet to maintain mental alertness and healthy skin. Ancient Egyptians used Moringa Oil in their cosmetic and skin care. The plant is used to hydrate and support smoother, brighter more even looking skin.

Stories & Legends

Ancient Maurian Indian warriors consumed Moringa Leaf Extract on the warfront as drinking it was believed to give them extra energy and relieve them of the stress and pain. They defeated "Alexander" the Great.

Found In

Whipped Body Butter