Babassu (orbignta Oleifera) Oil
August, 31 2005

A Brazilian feather-leaved palm (Orbignya barbosiana) having hard-shelled fruits whose seeds yield an edible vegetable oil.

The oil of a palm tree found throughout the rain forests of South America. The native people of the Amazon use the rich, non-greasy emollient extracted from the tree`s kernels to add moisture and softness to dry, brittle hair.