Ingredient Focus - Macadamia

Ingredient Focus - Macadamia

Posted by Emma - Dietitian and Naturopath on 10th Jan 2018

The Macadamia tree is indigenous to Australia and has been used in Aboriginal bush medicine by using the oil for skin rejuvenation and as a carrier where it was mixed with other plant extracts to treat ailments. It was also believed the nuts contained a stimulant which aided breast milk production. 

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So why should i be using Macadamia Nut Products?

Macadamia oil restores the skin’s Palmitoleic Acid levels and reduces deterioration, aiding skin tautness and decreasing wrinkle formation.

It's also high in monounsaturated fatty acids, including Oleic Acid (Omega 9), which are very moisturising, regenerating and softening on the skin. These fatty acids also have anti-inflammatory properties. The Linoleic Acid (Omega 6) in Macadamia nut oil helps to restore the skin's barrier function and reduce water loss.

How to Use

Apply a refined macadamia nut oils to clean dry skin to deeply nourish your skin we recommend- Pure Nut Face + Body Oil 100ml

As a daily moisturiser for your face we recommend - Rohr Remedy Lily Pilly and Omega 3 Moisturiser which incorporates a number of Australian bush medicines in a light every day facial moisturiser.

For those eco conscious out there, Pure Nut even create an exfoliating body scrub from the finely crushed macadamia nut shells so nothing in the farming process goes to waste. Pure Nut Body Scrub

Or in a Smells good enough to eat lip balm, salus Vanilla Lip Balm which protects and moisturises your lips.

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