Moringa oleifera is a plant of the Moringaceae family native to the Himalayan mountains of India. Rich in vitamins, mineral salts and antioxidants, the moringa is also called the tree of life. From its seeds you get also an oil, known as the pearl of India, used and appreciated in cosmetics thanks to its incredible properties that make it a product suitable for all skin types. Moringa oil has in fact anti-age properties, contains up to 46 types of antioxidants, essential fatty acids including oleic acid, of the omega 9 type, and, in lower percentage, linoleic and linolenic acid, of the omega 6 and omega 3 type respectively (Leone et al, Int J Mol Sci, 2016). This plant based oil is also a source of vitamins A, E, C and K and minerals such as selenium, zinc and magnesium. In case of mature skin it helps to fight wrinkles, it gives a young and fresh look, in addition to this, this oil helps the dry skin by nourishing it and making it soft and elastic and it is also good for acne-prone oily skin. Moringa oil is also able to counteract the skin spots. It has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and soothes eczema and psoriasis. It is a light oil that is absorbed easily, you can add a drop to a teaspoon of your favorite cream or use it as a serum by applying it directly on damp facial skin. Moringa oil also acts on the hair, it fights dandruff, split ends, seborrheic dermatitis and dry, lifeless and dull hair. You can make a massage with moringa oil on the scalp and on damp hair, it helps to eliminate excess of sebum, reduces the itching and irritation of the scalp, reactivates the microcirculation, makes the skin elastic and the hair glossy and strong thanks to the nutritive substances it provides. After this massage with the moringa oil, wrap the head with a transparent plastic wrap and let it act for an hour, then rinse with your usual shampoo.
June 03, 2018
For the beauty of skin and hair, powerful anti-aging effect, against wrinkles, dull skin, dry skin, acne and blackheads, counteracts skin spots, soothes itching, eczema and psoriasis, useful in case of dandruff, split ends and seborrheic dermatitis
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