Chaulmoogra is a semi-deciduoustree that belongs to the Achariaceae family of the kingdom Plantae. It grows to the height of 10m. The bark of the tree is brown in color; leaves are simple and alternate in arrangement. The leaves are oblong to elliptical-oblongin shape. It bears greenish-white flowers that are attractive in appearance.
Historical Uses of Chaulmoogra Carrier Oil:
• Chaulmoogra Carrier Oil from its seeds was used in the formulation of Chinese and Indian medicine during ancient time. The medicines were used to treat leprosy.
• During 19th century, the oil was used in Western medicines that are responsible for treating many types of skin diseases.
• Chaulmoogra Carrier Oil is known to treat skin rashes, cuts, eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis.
• The oil is known to eliminate infection and enhance growth of new skin around the affected area.
Perform skin patch test before applying Chaulmoogra Carrier Oil to the target skin area to avoid any allergic reaction.
Botanical Name : Hydnocarpus wightianus
CAS# : 8001-74-9
Color & Odor : Pale yellow viscous liquid & Strong, woody odor
F.E.M.A. # : 2657
Methods of Extraction : Cold Pressed
Constituents : N/A
Solubility : Soluble in alcohol
Specific Gravity : 0.9487 at 27C
Flash Point : 240 °F
Optical Rotation : N/A
Major Constituents : N/A