Muruci - Carrier Oil

Byrsonima crassifolia

Muruci Oil is extracted from the aromatic yellow fruits of the Byrsonima crassifolia plant native to tropical America. Abundant in Omega 6 and Omega 9 fatty acids and various other phytochemicals, Muruci Oil is a pale yellow lightweight emollient with a pleasant mild fragrance.

Sometimes cultivated for its edible fruits, the Byrsonima crassifolia tree is native and abundant in the wild tropical and subtropical climates of Central and Southern America. The fruits are eaten raw and also often used to prepare carbonated beverages, ice cream and juice. In Brazil, it has been used to make a fermented beverage called chicha.

Extraction Method - Cold Pressed
Parts Used - Fruit

Other Names - Muruçi, Changunga, Nanche, Nance, Chacunga, Craboo, Kraabu, Savanna Serrette

Therapeutic & Skincare

Muruci Oil has gained popularity in skincare due to its hydrating, moisturising and anti-inflammatory effect. As a skincare ingredient, Muruci Oil aid recovery of skin barrier function, improve skin elasticity, decrease skin roughness and increase collagen production. It can also soothe and calm the inflamed skin, reducing redness and inflammation. Tocopherols and tocotrienols present in Muruci Oil help protect the skin from UV radiation, and environmental pollution and convert free radicals compounds that could cause skin wrinkles.

Hair Care

In haircare, Muruci Oil acts as a natural moisturiser that forms a protective layer on hair strand, sealing the moisture in giving a softer and shinier look. Also, it helps improve hairs strength and flexibility by moisturising it deeply.

Precautions & Safety Information

  • None known

IMPORTANT NOTICE - We do not recommend that Essential Oils, Carrier Oils, or Hydrosols be taken internally unless under the supervision of a trained professional who is has qualified in clinical Aromatherapy - specifically in using these items internally. Please speak to a member of staff for more information.