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Saturday, November 7, 2015


How to Use Moringa Oil

Moringa has been used as food and also in traditional medicine for a long time. Additionally, various parts of the moringa tree have been put to different uses including lubricants and fuel sources. The oil derived from moringa tree have also been noticed to have beneficial properties.
Facts about Moringa Oil
The seeds produced by the moringa tree can be used for making oil. These seeds are pressed to derive the oil whose color is pale yellow. It is a nondrying type of oil which is also called ‘benhen oil’ or ‘ben oil’. This is due to the high concentration of behenic acid in the oil which is a type of fatty acid.

At the same time, the oil is rich in antioxidants. These antioxidants act as natural preservatives making the oil very stable. Therefore, the oil is resistant to rancidity which increases its shelf life to nearly five years. Moringa oil is nutrient dense. There are high concentrations of moisturizing fatty acids, palmitoleic, linoleic and oleic acids along with Vitamins A and C.

Uses of Moringa Oil
There are a variety of uses of moringa oil. During the Roman and Greek ages, moringa oil was used as perfumes as well as a skin protection agent. Even today, moringa oil can be used in a variety of ways.

  1. Improvement of Dry Skin
Moringa oil can soften your dry skin as it helps the skin to maintain its moisture content. Due to its properties as a moisturizer, it can be used as a conditioner for lips that have become dry and chapped.

  1. Use as Skin Treatments
Moringa oil has a number of beneficial properties which make it a suitable choice for treating a variety of skin conditions. Some of the conditions that can be treated by moringa oil are eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis.
  1. Anti-Aging Treatments for Skin
Moringa oil possesses anti-aging properties. In fact, it is capable of rejuvenating tired, dull and aging skin. It can even eliminate wrinkles thanks the presence of nutrients and antioxidants. The nutrients can also repair skin cells that have become damaged.

  1. Anti-inflammatory and Antiseptic Properties
Due to these properties, moringa oil can be used for treating small skin abrasions and help in their healing process. The oil can be applied on scrapes, minor cuts, bruises, burns, rashes, sunburn and a variety of other skin infections.

  1. Prevention of Acne
Moringa oil can be used for the removal of pimples, blackheads and even blemishes through regular use.

  1. Strengthening Cuticles
Moringa oil can be massaged into cuticles as well as nail beds for strengthen them.

  1. Skin Toner
You can easily make skin toners with the help of moringa oil for moisturizing and toning your skin.

  1. Exfoliating Scrub
A mixture of raw brown sugar and moringa oil can be used as a gentle exfoliating scrub which can be used regularly.

  1. Makeup Remover
Moringa oil can be combined with coconut and tea tree oil to create a makeup remover.

  1. Cooking Oil

The presence of antioxidants and various nutrients make moringa oil a suitable choice for cooking. Moringa oil can be used for cooking in many different ways.

You can buy Cold pressed  extra-virgin moringa oil online(worldwide)

or on Konga and pay on delivery if you are in Nigeria
Please comments below if you have questions or contributions to make.
Did you know you can make moringa oil from seeds at the comfort of your home?

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