Botanical Name: Hydnocarpus laurifolia.
Country of Origin: India
Cultivation: Organically/Traditionally Cultivated
Extraction Method: Cold pressed
Parts Extracted From: Ripe seeds
Shelf Life: 2 Years
Color & Appearance: Pale yellow to yellowish oily liquid
Safety & Warnings: Not enough is known about the use of chaulmoogra during pregnancy. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Advantages & Applications: Studies have shown that chaulmoogra oil helps to harmonize skin pigmentation by mobilizing the pigment producing cells (melanocytes) from areas with high pigment to areas with low pigment. It also stimulates the melanocytes to produce melanin and transfer it to the surface of the skin.