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.