Common English Name: Barbary Fig or Prickly Pear.barbary fig scrub
barbary fig scrub
Botanical Name:Opuntia ficus-indica.
Method of Extraction: Fruit, plant, seed and flower are blended with oil to create the scrub.
Plant Description: A succulent scrub growing up to 5m in height with white, yellow or red flowers.
Main Chemical Components: high in Linoleic Acid
Blends Well With: n/a.
Uses: anti-aging or anti-acne exfoliating scrub for face and body .
Fun Fact: Barbary Fig seeds are used to make jams and jellies while the young cactus pads are also edible.
Cautions for Use: None known.