Red Palm Oil – Soap Making Oil and More!

Red Palm Oil, African Oil Palm, is cold pressed from the fruit of the Elais Guineensis palm tree. It should not be confused with Palm Kernel Oil, which is pressed from the seeds, instead. This palm tree can grow up to 65 feet, with leaves, dense clusters of flowers and large bunches of dark, orange-reddish, colored fruit. Each fruit is the size of a large plum with a fleshy outer layer and a seed, (palm kernel), inside. This tree flourishes in humid tropical weather and is native to west tropical Africa.

Red Palm Oil has numerous healthful benefits! It is a powerhouse of nutrition! It contains more nutrients than any other dietary oil. Its dark red vibrant color comes from carotenes such as: alpha-carotene, beta-carotene and lycopene. These nutrients are the ones that give carrots, tomatoes and other fruits and vegetables their rich colors. In addition it contains, at least, ten other carotenes, vitamin K benefits, CoQ10, squalene, phytosterois, flavonoids, pheolic acids and…

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