Certified Organic: This Certified Organic Oil is QAI Certified. The National Organic Program develops, implements, and administers national production, handling, and labeling standards for organic agricultural products. The QAI also accredits the certifying agents (foreign and domestic), who inspect organic production and handling operations to certify that they meet USDA standards.
Fair Trade: Our Baobab Organic Carrier Oil is certified by FairTSA. Fair Trade products ensure that producers, workers, and farmers, receive fair wages and prices for their hard work. The Fair Trade Premium, a supplementary amount of money, creates a fund which is used to improve the lives of these farmers and their communities.
Botanical Name: Adansonia digitata L.
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Unrefined
Description: Baobab Carrier Oil is derived from the Baobab tree’s fruit seeds, which are cold pressed to produce an emollient, conditioning oil that is known for contributing excellent hydration to skin and hair to promote their strength and elasticity.
Baobab Oil is sedimented, thus it may potentially develop a cloudy precipitation in cool temperatures; however, this is not known to weaken the quality of the product and the oil will return to its clear state when gently heated. Purchases of entire drums can also expect some clouding near the bottom of the drum. Due to the Palmitic Acid content, Baobab Oil may solidify and precipitate out of suspension.
Color: Yellow to Golden-Yellow
Aromatic Description: The aroma of Baobab Oil is typical and characteristic of carrier oils with a slightly nutty nuance.
Common Uses: Rich in antioxidants, fatty acids, and vitamins A, D, E, Baobab Carrier Oil is known to be hydrating and soothing, making it ideal for application to areas of skin that are dry, irritated, and inflamed or that may have experienced minor burns, such as sunburns. Baobab Oil is commonly used to dilute essential oils in massage blends as well as roller blends, and it makes an excellent moisturizer when added to natural hair products, soothing balms, and face creams. When combined with other oil blends, Baobab Oil helps to add volume and structure, while its saturated fatty acid content helps prolong their shelf life.
Consistency: In its natural state, Baobab Oil is a clear liquid with a light consistency.
Absorption: Baobab Oil is reputed to absorb easily into the skin without leaving a greasy residue.
Shelf Life: Users can expect Baobab Oil to have a shelf life of up to 2 years with proper storage conditions. Please refer to the Certificate of Analysis for the current “Best Before” date.
Cautions: None known.
Storage: It is recommended that cold-pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool, dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using.
Customers may purchase products from New Directions Aromatics Inc. only with the clear understanding that all products must be used at their own discretion, and only after referring to the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and all other relevant technical information specific to the product. New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be held responsible for any damages to property or for any adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).
New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be responsible for any damages resulting from use of or reliance upon this information. The user of the product is solely responsible for compliance with all laws and regulations applying to the use of the products, including the intellectual property rights of third parties.
The certifications, statements and product descriptions shown on this website are strictly for information purposes only. The information in this document is obtained from current and reliable sources but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. Nothing contained herein should be considered as a recommendation by New Directions Aromatics Inc. as to the fitness for any use.
Further, New Directions Aromatics is not responsible for the comments made in the customer reviews, nor when products are used in ways not suitable to their purpose (for example, fragrance oils in toothpaste; bath salts in metal containers; additives used in larger amounts than recommended).
As with any manufacturing process, New Directions Aromatics strongly recommends small lab scale testing for evaluation purposes prior to full commercial manufacturing. As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of this product is outside the control of New Directions Aromatics Inc., no representation or warranty, expressed or implied is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s) (including damage or injury), or the results obtained.
The liability of New Directions Aromatics Inc. is limited to the value of the goods and does not include any consequential loss. New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be liable for any errors or delays regarding an order, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. In addition, Essential Oils must be properly diluted before use in order to avoid any damages to property or adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).
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