Kukui Nut Oil Profile
Botanical Name- Aleurites moluccans
Extraction- Cold Pressed/Refined
Shelf life- 2 years recommended
Kosher Certified- No
Notes- Keep away from high temperatures and direct light. A semi-clear liquid having little or no odor, and blends well with most formulations.
For cosmetic purposes only.
Color- Light Yellow
Free Fatty Acids- <0.05
Peroxide Value- <0.0
Non-Saponifiables- Not more then 1%
Saponification Value- 193
Iodine Value- 161
Specific Gravity- 0.923
Kukui Nut Oil has been used for many years in Hawaii , and has only recently become known to the rest of the world.
The Kukui Nut tree was first brought to Hawaii by early Polynesian settlers. It quickly adapted, and is now Hawaii 's official state tree. Kukui means ‘enlightenment' in Hawaiian. Kukui Nut Oil was also used to massage members of royalty, who were sometimes massaged for seven or more hours with this oil!
Cosmetic Use Usage Instructions This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
Kukui Nut Oil is an excellent oil to add to your bodycare products, especially your creams, lotions, and massage oils. Simply add Kukui Nut Oil once that your product no longer needs to be heated, and do not expose it to high temperatures. You can also use it for an oil treatment on dry hair and scalp, or add a few drops to your bath water for a luxurious treat.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.