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Organic Ingredients > Ingredients that will nourish and repair the skin > Inca Inchi Seed Oil – SUPERSTAR Organic throughout Organic Tan line

Inca Inchi is a Peruvian Amazonia plant known by local people for thousands of years.  Inca Inchi oil comes from the seeds growing in the Amazonian area of Peru, according to traditional and ORGANIC agriculture methods.  Coming from an integrated field from the seed to the oil, theses seeds are guaranteed without any chemical treatment and stored in controlled conditions form their crop to the industrialization.  Inca Inchi oil is obtained by cold pressure of seeds followed by a mechanical clarification by decantation, filtration and desodorisation. From all known natural sources, Inca Inchi oil is the richest oil in Omega-3, compared with oils of all oleaginous seeds used all over the world.  It is the richest in unsaturated fatty acids, they can reach up to 95% of its compostition.


A Product for a SUSTAINABLE Development:
The culture and industrialization of ORGANIC INCA INCHI is the subject of a development program in Peru associated with the Amazonian reforestation and FAIR TRADE.

Compostition:
35-40% Alpha-linoleic acid (Omega-6 Precursor)

45-50% Alpha-linolenic acid (Omega-3)

8-10%  Oleic acid (Omega-9)

3-5% Palmitic acid

2-4% Stearic acid


Linoleic and linolenic essential fatty acids are essential to keep and maintain good health.  They participate in the cell membranes structure.  In topical application, the unsaturated fatty acids on Inca Inchi oil allow to preserve the cutaneous lipidic  balance, avoiding keratinization troubles and improving healing.  The linoleic and linolenic acids are essential for the epidermis lipidic barrier formation.  In addition, the linoleic acid allows to decrease comedons and irritation associated with them.

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Organic Inca Inchi

    •    Protects skin
    •    Preserves lipidic balance
    •    Softens Skin
    •    Improves epidermis texture

Last updated on September 6, 2011 by RK