HIGH ALTITUDE ORGANICS™ Virgin Sacha Inchi oil is cold-pressed without the use of chemical solvents from organic (Inca) seeds of the Sacha Inchi plant of the Peruvian Amazon jungle, reserving its essential fatty acids, vitamins and nutritional properties. The oil is then filtered, leaving a bright golden yellow colored liquid with a characteristic taste and aroma. Our Sacha Inchi oil contains high levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids, omega-3's and omega-6's, and has an ideal balance between omega-3 and omega-6 levels (1.4 to 1). It also contains omega-9 fatty acids and a high concentration of tocopherols. Organic sacha inchi oil is a good source of plant derived omega-3's and is used in the food, cosmetic and nutritional supplement industries. It's moisturizing and antioxidant properties make it ideal for cosmetics. Sachi Inchi Oil is a wonderful external body treatment and can be used in a number of ways, this is due to the excellent combination of the Omega 3,6 & 9 range, high levels of Vitamins A & E, antioxidants and amino acids. It is believed that to this day, there has been no evidence of any plant source containing more omega 3 than sacha inchi seeds! As a matter of fact, sacha inchi oil supercedes in omegas 3 and 6 (48% omega 3 and 36% omega 6) content than your regular daily dose of fish oil softgels. Sachi Inchi Oil can hydrate skin, hair and nails leaving your skin feeling revitalized, nourished and protected from the harsh elements and pollutants of everyday life. Sacha inchi oil also limits dehydrating and helps to strengthen and rebuild natural barriers. It helps to restore moisture balance, therefore can be used to relieve itchy, scaly and chronically dry skin, including inflamed or irritated skin. The Sacha Inchi Oil is also useful where your hair is dry, brittle or damaged, by adding the oil to your hair and scalp products it will bring out the natural oils and will leave your hair feeling soft, supple and manageable again. The oil is an ideal product for mature skin with fine lines as it is an excellent conditioner, and is a powerful antioxidant making it a perfect choice for all types of anti-aging skin problems. Omega 3 fatty acids help to regulate oil production and helps to keep skin elastic, and is therefore vital to healthy hair and skin. Omega 3 also helps to protect our skin against sun damage. Omega 3 fatty acids are vital to healthy hair and skin. They help us regulate oil production, keep skin elastic, lock in hydration, protect against sun damage, and help repair damage when it occurs. Sacha Inchi oil helps restore moisture balance, therefore can be used to relieve itchy, scaly and chronically dry skin, including inflamed or irritated skin. Sacha Inchi oil is a hot shot in skincare. It not only can provide the skin with moisture without clogging pores, certain ones like Sacha Inchi oil can actually help minimize acne breakouts and combat redness. This oil truly soothes, moisturizes, and restores the skin. It is an excellent emollient and improves moisture retention. It can help improve scaly, itchy, chronically dry, inflamed or irritated skin.
Some of our Sacha Inchi Super Oil properties:
Absorbs quickly. Excellent emollient and can help improve moisture retention. Rich in iodine and amino acids. Contains high levels of vitamins A and E (alpha-tocopherol), which gives it extraordinarily strong antioxidant properties, therefore excellent for anti-aging. Exceptionally high in Omega 3 (48%), Omega 6 (35%), Omega 9 (35%), proteins (33%) and antioxidants (50%). One of the richest sources of omega 3, which can be almost 50% and thought to be one of the richest sources of this fatty acid and such a fatty acid profile is rarely found in other oils. Can help to balance acne-prone skin. Excellent choice for mature and ageing skin. Exceptionally soothing to dry or irritated skin. A good choice of oil for the lips, nails, hair and scalp.