red palm oil

Aromatherapy Carrier Oil Spotlight: Red Palm Oil

by Andrea on February 16, 2010

The Latin name for red palm oil is Elaeis guineensis. This bright red oil is produced from the flesh of the palm fruit. The fruits are washed and gently steamed for a few minutes to soften the pulp. The fruits are then pounded to separate the flesh from the nut. The flesh is placed in […]

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