14 November 2008

There is often a lot of confusion over Palm Kernel oil and Palm Oil. Both can be used interchangeably, but there are differences. Palm Oil is derived from the palm fruit whereas palm kernel comes from the kernel of the fruit.

Palm Oil is rich in palmitic acid, vitamin E, vitamin K and magnesium and is considered to be a natural source of anti-oxidant

Palm oil has very little scent characteristic of most carrier oils

Solid at room temperature requiring heating for production

Clear when liquid, white to slightly pale yellow when solid

Absorption and Feel
Palm oil will leave an oily feeling on your skin if applied neat

Shelf Life
Users can expect a shelf life of 6 Months to 1 Year with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended

Extraction Method
Cold Pressed

Uses and Health Benefits :
  • Exclusively used by cold process soap manufacturers


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