KALAHARI MELON SEED OIL
Traditionally, Kalahari Melon Seed Oil has been long used in Southern Africa as an excellent moisturizer to protect the skin from the sun.
This rich yellow oil, cold-pressed from the seeds, is sold to a number of European cosmetic companies that formulate products that moisturize, regenerate, and restructure the skin, promote hair growth, and as a superior ingredient in artisan soaps.
Available for bulk purchase only. Product is not packaged for retail sale.
0.5 kg1.0 kg4.5 kgsSelect desired amount (kilograms). Additional amounts can be ordered in the shopping cart.: 0.5 kg
We offer both domestic (Botswana) and international shipping.
We accept Paypal, credit card payments.via Paypal, and electronic funds transfer.
We accept returns according to company policy.
Unlike mineral oil that is a common ingredient in commercial skin products, Kalahari melon seed oil does not clog pores or prevent the body from naturally eliminating toxins through the skin. The oil contributes to the integrity of the epidermal cell wall; helps regulate epidermal hydration, and restructuring of the epidermis.
General PropertiesAppearance : Liquid at 25°C
Color : Clear yellow
Odor : Low, Characteristic
Taste : Characteristic
Specific gravity : 0.906 – 0.922
Refractive index : 1.463 – 1.475
Iodine value : 122 - 129 g/100g
Saponification value: 188 - 196 mg (KOH/g)
Fatty Acid CompositionAverage Saturated Fatty Acids: 19% Average Monounsaturated Fatty Acids: 17% Average Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids: 64%
Miristic acid C14:0 <1%
Palmitic acid C16:0 6-13%
Stearic acid C18:0 5-11%
Oleic acid (omega 9) C18:1 (ω9) 10-24%
Linoleic acid (omega 6) C18:2 (ω 6) 55-70%
α-linolenic acid (omega 3) C18:3 (ω 3) <1%
Storage ConditionsStable vegetable oil. Shelf life 2-3+ years.
Containers should be kept closed in order to minimize contamination. Store in a cool (<75º F), dry, well ventilated, place away from heat and light. Keep from extreme heat and away from all sources of ignition.
Note: Cool temperatures may result in coagulation of the fat molecules and appearance of “ghosts” in the oil. Slow and gentle reheating allows the “ghosts” to disappear.
Select desired amount (kilograms). Additional amounts can be ordered in the shopping cart.0.5 kg, 1.0 kg, 4.5 kgs
International orders will be via DHL.
Items may be obtained directly from factory in Gabane without shipping charges.
Call +267 74 118 639 for more information.
We accept Paypal and credit card payments.via Paypal.
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