Marula Essential Oil
Marula Essential Oil
What is Marula Essential Oil?
“The African beauty secret” the name accorded to the marula oil. Marula oil is the heart and soul of every African botanic product. The oil is obtained from the nut inside the sweet marula fruit and is a dominant mark in skin care products all over Africa. Marula oil is all-natural, cold compressed, highly nutritious, very light texted oil.
Marula oil has a clear, light yellow color and a nutty aroma. The oil mono-unsaturated fatty acids oleic acid (70–78%), while polyunsaturated fatty acids linoleic acid (4.0–7.0%), and alpha-linolenic acid (0.1–0.7%) which are essential in reduction of the cholesterol levels in the body,
Saturated fatty acids: palmitic acid (9–12%), stearic acid (5.0–8.0%), arachidonic acid (0.3–0.7%) although there generates bad cholesterol in the body; their levels are low compared to polyunsaturated and mono-unsaturated fatty acids.
- If your skin is sensitive, then avoid usage of this oil. The oil has a variety of oils that can cause inflammation on your skin.
- When under medications that lower blood pressure usage of the oil will lower your pressure further thus don’t use this oil.
Fights signs of aging
Marula oil has the natural ability to fight aging properties of the skin naturally. The has an enormous amount of antioxidants that get rid of any signs of your skin aging like lackluster, and dry skin. It also helps the skin to regenerate and repair its tissue. It also promotes your skins ability to produce collagen. When you are aging the level of collagen production in your body reduces but due to this property of marula oil. Your skin will look younger.
Gives You a Smooth Skin
The oil is very light; thus it can penetrate even the thickest areas of your skin: enriched with a mixture of monounsaturated fatty acids and vitamin C that ensures the promotion of elasticity of your dear skin with regular application.
Protects against Environmental Damage
What a perfect oil! The oil is always on work day and night. The oil protects your skin during the day from the strong and harsh sun rays while at night the oil acts in your defense from cold winds with even protection even including pollution products too. When you are deep asleep the oil works in coordination with skin your body’s skin natural processes by proving enriching, conditioning and nourishing nutrients to help reverse the damages caused by the environmental factors.
Aids in Fighting Hormonal Changes
Women are always under the influence of hormonal changes. The marula oil helps in protecting your skin from damage that may cause by these changes on your skin. It fortifies your skin to help it fight against them and keep it looking radiant with health all times.
Keeps Hair and Scalp Healthy
Have you ever given marula oil a try on you? If not, you’re missing an excellent nutritious component on your body. The oil contains powerful nutrients, antioxidants, fatty acids and minerals that aid in reversing and preventing UV and environmental damage. Additionally, it helps cellular regeneration, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties which play a vital role in keeping your scalp and hair health. Therefore, by using marula oil, you keep a lustrous hair that is always strong.
Prevents Chronic Diseases
Your body produces a lot of radicals from the metabolic process that occurs. Have you ever asked yourself what those radicals can do? Here are some of the effects caused by it leads to DNA damage, yes DNA damage. But marula oil contains a variety of antioxidants. These antioxidants will work to your benefit by eliminating these radicals.
Elimination of Dandruff
If you see some annoying white flakes on your shoulders, know it’s time for marula oil. The oil works on your body are moisturizing the scalp hence removing the dead skin before transforming into dandruff.
Speeds Healing Process
Applying marula oil onto your wounds, scrapes, cuts, and scratches is beneficial to you. The oil has antimicrobial properties that fend off pathogens. Also, it contains nutrients that aid in the regeneration of tissues.
Whether you are applying the oil to your skin wound, cut, and sore joint or ingesting it orally. The oil’s anti-inflammatory properties help in soothing the inflamed tissues thus restore them to a healthy functioning state.
There are few side effects associated with marula oil they include: if your skin is sensitive to this oil it can lead to irritation and inflammation due to allergy, gastrointestinal problems if you’re newly introduced to consumption of marula oil in your meals, it can cause stomach upset, nausea, vomiting or indigestion among other minor side effects.