|Sapote oil uses Quick Facts|
|Name:||Sapote oil uses|
|Scientific Name:||Pouteria sapota|
|Origin||Native to South America|
|Colors||Clear-Pale pink or Orange|
|Health benefits||Relief from dandruff, Manages hair, Moisturizes skin, Treat dermatitis, Skin problems|
Sapote is native to South America. Sapote is believed to have originated from Belize and Mexico of rain forests of Central America. Currently, it is widely cultivated in the tropical belt and is produced commercially in Sri Lanka, India, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Health benefits of Sapote oil
- It provides relief from dandruff and scalp itching.
- It nourish and soothes scalp and makes the hair bright and smooth.
- It could be used as a detangler, conditioner and hot oil treatment.
- It makes the hair manageable and also makes it soft as well as luxurious.
- It maintains the elasticity of hair.
- It smoothens and moisturizes damaged and cracked skin.
- It is used to treat scalp conditions such as seborrheic dermatitis.
- It lowers the chances of skin patches and flaking.
- It also balances the production of sebum.
- It could also be used for aromatherapy purposes.
- It is useful for dermatitis.
- It could be used as a poultice to treat skin ailments.
- Use it in moderate amounts.
- Sensitive people might get allergic reactions.
- Allergic people should avoid it.
- A patch test is preferred for topical use.
It is also used in cosmetics and soaps.
Sapote oil facts
|Name||Sapote oil uses|
|Scientific Name||Pouteria sapota|
|Native||Native to South America
Sapote is believed to have originated from Belize and Mexico of rain forests of Central America. Currently, it is widely cultivated in the tropical belt and is produced commercially in Sri Lanka, India, Malaysia and Indonesia.
|Common/English names||Sapuyul oil, sapayulo oil|
|Common Name of Sapote||mammee, mamee sapote, lavazapote, mamey colorado, mamee zapote, mamey rojo, mamey sapote, mammee apple, marmalade plum, sapota, red sapote, marmalade fruit, zapote, zapote mamey, zapote colorado, chicle, chiku, naseberry, sapodilla|
|Name in Other Languages||Creole: otier jaune d’oeuf, grand sapotillier;
French: grand sapotillier, sapotier jaune d’oeuf;
Malay: chicomamey, chico-mamei,;
Portuguese: mamey mamey de la tierra, zapote de carne;
Spanish: mamey sapote, mamey rojo, sapote, mamey Colorado;
|Extraction method||Cold pressed|
|Color||Clear-Pale pink or Orange|