|Commercial name||Passion fruit seed oil|
|Botanical name||Passiflora edulis f. flavicarpa|
Passion Fruit Seed Oil
The Brazil nut is, in fact, a seed rather than a nut, but popular usage continues to prevail. Nutritionally, Brazil nuts are an excellent source of selenium and a good source of magnesium and thiamine. There are 14% protein, 11% carbohydrates, and 67% fat (1). The fat breakdown is roughly 25% saturated, 41% monounsaturated, and 34% polyunsaturated. The absolute saturated fat content of Brazil nuts is among the highest of all nuts, surpassing even macadamia nuts.
The proteins found in Brazil nuts are very high in sulfur-containing amino acids like cysteine (8%) and methionine (18%) and are also extremely rich in glutamine, glutamic acid, and arginine. The presence of these amino acids enhances the absorption of selenium and other minerals in the nut.
|Acid Value||< 5% Oleic Acid||AOCS Ca 5a-40|
|Peroxide Value||< 10 mEq/Kg||NF EN ISO27107|
|Saponification value||190-200||AOCS Cd 1-85|
|Insoluble Impurities||< 0.001%||AOCS Ca 3a-46|
|Alpha Linolenic Acid||< 0.5%||AOCS Ce 1e-91|
|Linoleic Acid||40-50%||AOCS Ce 1e-91|
|Oleic Acid||25-35%||AOCS Ce 1e-91|
|Palmitic Acid||10-16%||AOCS Ce 1e-91|
- Nutritive oil – Very good source of vitamin-E with about 7.87 mg per 100 g (52% of RDA).
- Antioxidant – Brazil nuts hold exceptionally high levels of selenium. 100 g nuts provide about 1917 µg or 3485% recommended daily intake of selenium, rating them as the highest natural source of this mineral.
- Hair care: shampoos and hair conditioning/repair products.
- Skin care: nourishing and softening
|Product description||Product specification||MSDS|
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