Botanical Name Carapa procera 
Botanical family Meliaceae 
Origin Ivory Coast 
Method This virgin, unrefined oil is obtained using the traditional method: the seeds are crushed to form a paste, which is mixed with boiling water to extract the oil. The oil is then separated by decantation. 
Plant part Seeds 
Appearance from fluid oily liquid to semi-solid paste depending on the temperature. If the oil is too thick to take it, pass the bottle under a stream of hot water for a few moments to thin it. 
Color beige to amber 
Odor characteristic, of seed, quite marked odor when you smell in the bottle, with slightly animal notes, which fade after application to the skin or can be masked by the addition of essential oils. 
Touch rich. If you want to improve its skin penetration, mix it with a drier oil (Jojoba, Kukui, Macadamia, Hazelnut …) 
Biochemical composition of the essential oil   
Therapeutic properties  
Main therapeutic indications  
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