Mongongo (Schinziophyton rautanenii) Nut Oil


Mongongo nut oil has many skin and hair benefits and makes an excellent addition to products aiming to moisturise and repair hair and skin, it can also be used on its own.

Mongongo oil is an effective emollient and is readily absorbed into the hair and skin.


Mongongo nut oil has a very high fat content and 45-55% of that are polyunsaturated fatty acids. 17% saturated fatty acid and 18% monounsaturated fatty acid.
Linoleic acid and linolenic acid are polyunsaturated fatty acids (known as omega-6 fatty acids) in this oil that contribute to cellular membrane growth and make it a great oil to add to blemish and scar creams/ointments.
Mongongo oil contains vitamin E which is an anti-oxidant that will slow the effects of rancidity and impart its anti-oxidant benefits to the skin which is great for anti-aging and anti-inflammatory products.
This is a light golden oil with a soft nutty aroma.

Country of origin: Africa

Extraction method- cold pressed


Botanical name: Schinziophyton rautanenii

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100ml, 1lt, 5lt