This is the first in a series of posts highlighting the important ingredients in our new organic CBD Lotion and why we make such a great effort to ensure that Purity You Can Trust applies to everything we produce at Modern Medicinals. Light-weight, non-greasy, and with a velvet soft finish, our lotion contains 100% bioavailable CBD, and that’s just to start! Up first is…
Cold pressed from Babassu Palm kernels, babassu oil is lightweight, nutrient-rich and melts on contact with your skin for quick-drying and easy application. Since it doesn’t clog your pores, it’s great for people with oily skin or a tendency for acne. Not to mention it’s also loaded with antioxidants!!
More from our friends at WebMD: “This lightweight palm fruit oil has antioxidants and healthy fatty acids, making it similar to coconut oil. Babassu oil is also a solid at room temperature but softens to a liquid when in warmer environments or when applied to your skin.
Attalea speciosa, or the babassu palm tree, is native to the Amazonian rainforest and found in Brazil, Bolivia, Suriname, and Guyana. The tree has a long history of use throughout its natural habitat, from folk and traditional medicine to construction materials, food, and cosmetic products.
Babassu oil is primarily used for skin and hair care, but it can also be used in food and as a cooking oil. People throughout the Amazonian rainforest region also use the oil to help with wounds, inflammation, and other conditions. Research on babassu oil is beginning to support some of its traditional uses and claims, but studies are limited.”