What Makes up Moringa Oil ?

What Makes up Moringa Oil ?

The Moringa Tree has been a rediscovery I am truly grateful for. I spent time working at a model sustainable village in remote Kenya and observed the leaves being used first hand to boost the immune system of the local villagers. My time spent here, empowered me to deep dive into Moringa and see why this humble drought resistant tree was being touted as the Miracle tree. 

Growing up, I was someone that hardly ever paid attention to the ingredients in my products and where they came from.The more I explored the true potential of the Moringa Tree in all its entirety, the more I started to question and readdress parts of my life I had quite frankly ignored up until that point. Questions about where my purchases were sourced? Who were making my products? What was the impact on the environment? The impact of foods I put in my body and on my body?

The journey to switching over to clean products that we actually need, eating right, living sustainably are changes that are no doubt, very hard to make. But we must start somewhere, however small. 

I still struggle to eat healthy foods ALL the time because I love crisps, but I am learning to start baking them on my own (sweet potato being my favorite!). I am transgressing a bit, but we really are all we have got and we owe it to ourselves to treat our body right and treat the world in which we inhabit with respect.

Why is it important to put chemical free non-toxic products on your skin? The products we use on our skin find its way to our bloodstreams. That is a fact. We need to start putting on our skin what we put in our bodies. We need to start making hard choices and whether or not you choose Moringa, remember to think sustainably for yourself and the planet. 

What Makes up Moringa Oil?

MoringaWhat Moringa oil for skin & hair is a single ingredient oil with no added ingredients or synthetic fragrances.  

The oil is extracted via the cold-pressed method, which is the least invasive method of extracting oil from seeds, leaving in all of the essential nutrients.

It contains anti-oxidants and is packed with anti-inflammatory and anti-ageing properties. Below is a summary of some of the naturally occurring properties found in Moringa Oil.

Rich in nutrients and Vitamins A and E : it helps nourish and improve the appearance and radiance of the skin.

Potent Antioxidant : helps defend against free radicals and delays the cycle of aging.

Regarded as a cleansing oil because it helps to rid the scalp and hair of dirt and foreign residue.

Balancing oil : it is suitable for dry, oily and combination skin.
With a Zero Comedogenic Rating, Moringa Oil does not clog pores and is suitable for all skin types. It is an Oleic Acid Omega 9, so it absorbs better than a thicker oil would, without feeling oily and works its magic from within.

Excellent Source of These Fatty Acids:
Oleic: 71.4%
Palmitic: 7.3%
Behenic Acid: 7-10%

We work with small holder farmers in my home country of India to source the Moringa Oil. Ensuring we circle back to the community we surround ourselves in. 

Sending out Moringa love and I look forward to sharing more of the Moringa goodness. 

If you have any questions, feel free to use the contact form on the page or send an email to ekom@moringawhat.com


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