Buriti Oil [Organic]


An exquisite, and deeply beneficial organic oil for all skin types. Organic Buriti Oil is of particular benefit to those with mature or problem skin.

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Organic Buriti Oil

Organic Buriti Oil is cold pressed from the cone shaped fruit of the Moriche Palm Tree, which is found in the Amazon, particularly the Brazilian section. The Moriche Palm Tree is revered in Brazil and is considered the ‘Tree Of Life’, owing to the many traditional skincare applications it is used for..

Organic Buriti Oil is no longer a well kept secret. Since it has risen to the attention of the beauty industry, it is now an important ingredient in high-end beauty products designed to moisturise, and support skin elasticity, suppleness and plumpness.

INCI: Mauritia Flexuosa (Buriti) Fruit Oil

The Mauritia Flexuosa or Moriche Palm is also known as the Ité Palm.

Organic Buriti Oil In Skincare Videos

Organic Buriti Oil is pronounced differently than you might expect. The proper pronunciation is important to know, especially if you’re partial to watching videos for mature and problem skin on YouTube. Buriti is surprisingly pronounced Bur-ree-chee.

Organic Buriti Oil regularly gets a mention in these videos as one of the best oils in the world to deliver optimal benefits, but because it’s pronounced ‘burr-ree-chee’, you may have found it difficult to join the dots if you didn’t know!

Organic Buriti Oil For Skincare

Organic Buriti Oil is fabulously nutritive, and it gives Bakuchiol Oil, in skincare terms, a real run for it’s money! Plus, Organic Buriti Oil is less expensive than Bakuchiol Oil which makes it a very attractive proposition.

Organic Buriti Oil is very rich in Oleic Acid, usually in excess of 70%. But, Organic Buriti Oil is actually really rich in all three main Omega Oils: Omega 3, 6 and 9, making it deeply moisturising, especially for mature skin.

As well as being very rich in fatty acids, Organic Buriti Oil also contains important skincare vitamins like Vitamin E, (tocopherols), Vitamin C, and tremendously high amounts of Vitamin A, (beta carotene / carotenoids).

Organic Buriti Oil is the highest known source of Beta Carotene, (Vitamin A). It has three times more Beta Carotene than Carrot Oil!

Because Beta Carotene is one of the most powerful antioxidants within the plant kingdom, it’s capacity for supporting healthy skin is very difficult to match.

When Vitamin A is applied to the skin it converts into a safe form of Retinol. This means, of course, it is an exceptionally sought after ingredient in high-end facial products.

Organic Buriti Oil is very replenishing for mature, dry, damaged skin.

Organic Buriti Oil Traditional Skincare Uses

Organic Buriti Oil has been traditionally used to soothe irritable skin conditions, as well as for balancing sebum production.

It has also been used as a balm for burns and wounds. In fact, Organic Buriti Oil was considered so soothing that the people of Brazil have used Organic Buriti Oil on bee stings and insect bites.

Organic Buriti Oil has also traditionally been used on scars and eruptive skin problems.

There is currently much research into the potential uses of Organic Burit Oil for skincare purposes which may yet reveal that the traditional uses of this oil have merit.

Much of the research is focused on the antimicrobial activity of Organic Buriti Oil as well as its anti-inflammatory properties.

Organic Buriti Oil For Cracked Skin

Organic Buriti’s moisturising capabilities can been used to nourish and soothe cracked, dry skin elsewhere on the body.

Organic Buriti Oil can be added to Organic Nigella Sativa Oil and Organic Myrrh Essential Oil for appeasing cracked heels and knuckles.

The high density of moisturising constituents in Organic Buriti Oil means that it is powerfully hydrating. This makes it an ideal choice for haircare as well as skincare.

Organic Buriti Oil & The Sun

Whilst antioxidants may help prevent UVA damage to our skin it’s important to understand that antioxidants don’t safeguard our skin against skin-burning UVB rays.

Other oils, like Organic Raspberry Seed Oil are considered more helpful.

Organic Buriti Oil makes a good companion for after sun purposes.

Organic Buriti Oil For Haircare

Because Organic Buriti Oil is rich in Omegas 3, 6 and 9, it will help to balance the sebum production of our scalps, and also strengthen weak, damaged hair. Studies have shown that Organic Buriti Oil can reduce split ends by as much as 60%, plus, because of it’s deeply moisturising effects it helps to smooth hair in the same way a conditioner does… but more healthily!

Organic Buriti Oil provides a healthy shine to even the most tangled, gnarly hair, and regular use will definitely help with reducing split ends.

Organic Buriti Oil As A Hot Oil Hair Treatment

Organic Buriti Oil makes a great hot oil treatment oil for all hair types, but is perhaps most deeply beneficial for dry damaged hair. Simply place your Organic Buriti Oil in a metal or porcelain cup and let it stand in a pan of boiling water, (effectively creating your own homemade bain-marie).

Use approximately ½ to 1 tbsp of Organic Buriti Oil for shorter hair and 1½ to 2 tbsp of Organic Buriti Oil for long hair.

Once hot to the touch, dip your fingertips in the oil and run them through your hair until all of the Organic Buriti Oil has been applied, and you have achieved comprehensive coverage. Leave the warmed oil in your hair as long as possible. Wrap your head in a towel turban to improve absorption, using an oil towel as the oil will stain.

If you can, wash your hair with Aloe Vera Gel by dampening your hair with warm water then placing enough Aloe Vera Gel in your hair to reach every strand of hair. Massage thoroughly for a couple of minutes before rinsing in warm water. If you want to improve the thickness and health of your hair add Organic Lavender Essential Oil and Organic Ylang Ylang Essential Oil to your Aloe Vera.

This process is great for taming dry, frizzy and damaged hair.

Background Information

Wild As The Wind Organic Buriti Oil is a product of Brazil and is unrefined.

*The refining of Organic Buriti Oil can deplete some of the nutrients and fatty acids / omega oils. Unfortunately, because Organic Buriti has a pleasing, but dominant aroma, it is often refined when it’s to be added to pre-made skincare products.

Contraindications & Cautions

Organic Organic Buriti Oil is increasingly finding it’s way into high-end baby products as it is extremely gentle with no known contraindications or cautions.

Interesting Fact

Locals use the ground up shell of the Organic Buriti nut as an exfoliant. However, it is preferable to use a Organic, Unbleached Muslin Cloth as natural exfoliants, made from things like the shells of nuts, can cause permanent damage to our skin.

Organic Buriti Oil In A Nutshell

  • Smooths and firms the appearance of facial skin.
  • Great for supporting skin elasticity.
  • Helps to protect the membranes of our skin cells.
  • Very emollient, which helps to moisturise and re-hydrate skin cells.
  • Organic Buriti’s anti-inflammatory properties help to reduce the appearance of unsightly skin conditions: reducing redness and roughness.

Ideal for sensitive skin. Helps to reduce sensitivity.

Organic Buriti Oil Recommended Usage

Organic Buriti Oil, unlike Bakuchiol Oil, can be used on it’s own, but like Bakuchiol Oil we recommend blending it with other excellent quality carrier oils at a maximum 20% – 30% concentration.

Research has shown that even small amounts of Organic Buriti Oil have achieved visible benefits to skin.

Organic Organic Buriti Oil can be added to any of the Wild As The Wind products including FACIAL OIL No. 2 and FACIAL OIL No. 8.

Recommended Summer Facial Oil Blend:

The following blend will likely provide significant sun protection, even on the hottest of days.

Essential oils can be added to suit your needs. Minimally we recommend Organic Lavender Essential Oil and Organic Geranium Essential Oil, but also consider using Organic Helichrysum Essential Oil or the superior Wildcrafted Organic Helichrysum Essential Oil or even Organic Rosemary Essential Oil

Be sure to do a patch test before applying your final blend to larger areas of your body, and most certainly your face.

Cananga Essential Oil and Copaiba Essential Oil are both great choices as well.

Certain essential oils are contraindicated during pregnancy and breastfeeding, so be sure to check first.

Organic Buriti Oil Application

Your Organic Buriti Oil blend should be applied topically and is suitable for application on face and body.

Your Organic Buriti Oil blend can be used morning and at night for maximum effectiveness.

Organic Buriti Oil isn’t known to interact badly with any other skincare ingredients so it can be used safely with other products in your skincare regimen.

Organic Buriti Oil Storage

Store all carrier oils, including Organic Buriti Oil, in a cool, dark, dry place away from sunlight.

  • Keep the lid firmly closed.
  • Shelf life: 12 months

Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils

Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils are premium quality, therapeutic grade carrier oils which are perfect for aromatherapy.

All of the Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils are cold pressed to retain an optimal nutrient density of each carrier oil.

Professional therapists use Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils and Organic Essential Oils, including Osteopaths and Massage Therapists.

Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils are also used domestically, for the creation of bath and body oils, as well as bases for home remedies.

*Body oils are also known as massage oils.

Certain Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils are used for hair and beard oils.

Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils Are Suitable For:

  • Making body & bath oils (1% dilution of Organic Essential Oils)
  • Using in your household first aid kit (average 2% dilution of Organic Essential Oils)
  • Used to make face oils (2% dilution of Organic Essential Oils)
  • Certain Organic Carrier Oils can be used on their own for wound healing and scar healing
  • Many Organic Carrier Oils have a natural SPF value

Please refer to How To Use Essential Oils for the correct dilutions of essential oils and carrier oils.

Wild As The Wind Customer Ratings:

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Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oil Availability

Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils are available in the UK.

Wild As The Wind Customer Guarantees

Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils are cruelty-free & vegan friendly. They are also some of the purest, most bio-active Organic Carrier Oils in the world.

Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils Packaging

Bristol Green Capital Partnership Member LogoWild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils are bottled in an amber glass bottle with an aluminium lid. Labels are hand stamped with details added by hand.

Wild As The Wind is a member of Bristol Green Partnership and is committed to reducing the use of plastics in skincare and cosmetics.

Wild As The Wind Ethics

Cruelty Free LogoWild As The Wind products are all suitable for everyone, including Vegetarians and Vegans

Wild As The Wind products do not contain any animal products and have not been tested on animals.

Wild As The Wind use premium quality ingredients, preferring to use Organic Essential Oils and Organic Carrier Oils wherever possible.

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