|Latin Name: ||Aleurites moluccana |
|Status: ||expeller pressed |
Kukui is the official state tree of Hawaii. It is an excellent skin penetrating oil, and soothes and softens sunburns and irritations. It is a good choice for babies and children. It ranks as one of the best polyunsaturated oils, and is used for treating superficial burns, chapped skin and minor skin abrasions. It produces good results in treating psoriasis, eczema, and helping long term hydro-cortisone use. Kukui is used for dry or irritated skin and skin irritated by radiation in cancer treatment. It makes an excellent massage oil for mature, ageing skin.
Shelf Life: 6 months- 1 year. Refrigeration recommended