Mango is a tropical tree which gives up an oil from its kernels. The oil can be used in skincare for all types of skin. Combine mango oil with other carrier oils for additional benefits.
Common English Name: Mango.
Botanical Name: Mangifera indica.
Plant Family: Anacardiaceae.
Method of Extraction: Expeller pressed from the kernels of the tree.
Origin: Indigenous to India, although found in many other countries of the world today.
Plant Description: The largest fruit tree in the world. It is an evergreen tree with alternate leaves and small, white flowers. It has a yellow, orange, or red-colored ripened fruit.
Main Chemical Components: Stearic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid, and linoleic acid.
Blends Well With: Other carrier oils; essential oils
Uses: Mature skin, wrinkles, damaged skin, sensitive skin, lack-lustre skin, itchy skin, dry skin, moisturize skin.
Fun Fact: The mango tree can live to be three hundred years old.
Cautions for Use: None noted for general aromatherapy use.