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CAIAUE (OJON) OIL


CAIAUE (OJON) OIL

Elaeis oleifera

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Product Code: PCO4120

PART USED Nuts

COMMON NAMES Elaeis melanoccoca, Ojon Oil, Dende Bravo Oil

EXTRACTION METHOD Cold Pressed

ORIGIN Brazil

INTRODUCTION

Elaeis oleifera is a species of palm commonly called the American oil palm. The Ojon Palm has a single stem and grows up to 5 m high, and occupies the river banks of the Madeira River in the State of Amazonas, where it forms large colonies. It also occurs in Central America. Trademarked as Ojon Oil and used in hair products with the same name, Caiaue Oil or Dende Bravo Oil as it is called in Brazil, has increasingly became on of the most sought after ingredients for hair treatment.

REPORTED BENEFITS

Caiaue Oil a powerful ingredient for restoring hair fibers. It is effective in combating hair loss and as a hair tonic for the treatment and dandruff. Caiaue Oil is better used on chemically treated, damaged and dry hair, can be used mixed with the regular hair care products and as a deep treatment oil. The Ojon Oil is the only natural component which has the same constitution of the hair keratin. The oil is rich in Oleic Acid and Linoleic Acid and contain low amounts of saturated fatty acids and rich in vitamin A. The largest amount of carotenoids are constituted by Beta-Carotene and Alpha-Carotene, which are responsible for its strong red color. It is rich in amino acids and natural antioxidants that protect the hair fibers from daily aggressions. Its lipid composition is responsible for leaving the hair soft and shiny.

FATTY ACID PROFILE

FATTY ACID

SPECIFICATIONS (%)

Lauric Acid C12:0

11.00 – 14.00

Myristic Acid C14:0

3.00 – 5.00

Palmitic Acid C16:0

16.00 – 19.00

Stearic Acid C18:0

4.00 – 6.00

Oleic Acid C18:1 (n-9)

36.00 – 40.00

Linoleic Acid C18:2 (n-6)

12.00 – 15.00

Behenic Acid C22:0

2.00 – 4.00

Lignoceric Acid C24:0

1.00 – 3.00

 

Documents

Technical Data Sheet (TDS)

Certificate of Analysis (COA)