Adansonia – commonly known as monkey bread trees, upside down tree or tree of life, it is native to Africa, Australia and Madagascar. The oil extracted from the seeds of baobab fruit is rich in vitamins A, C, D and E and fatty acids, and has been used in African skincare for centuries. An excellent emollient used in moisturising and hair conditioning formulations, it is believed to have anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

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