Inca Inchi Oil E-mail
INCI: Plukenetia Volubilis Seeds Oil

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Ref.: VHON31AU

Origin : Peru
Inca Inchi (Plukenetia Volubilis Linneo) is an amazonian plant native of the Peruvian Amazon region. According to evidence provide by the pottery found in their tombs, the Incas already used it thousand years ago.
The oil is high in essential fatty acids : omega 3 (more than 48 %) and omega 6 (more than 36 %), and in proteins. It also contains antioxidants : vitamin A and vitamin E (alpha tocopherol). The oil is obtained by cold pressing the almond.
It helps to protect and to make the skin supple. It controls the hydro lipidic balance of the epidermis and has a dry touch, leaving the skin soft with not greasy feeling.

Technical information
Appearance, 25°CClear liquid
 Colour Yellow
 Odour Characteristic
Acid value (mg KOH/g)≤ 4
Peroxide value (meq O2/Kg)≤ 10
 Saponification value (mg KOH/g) 189 - 199
 Unsaponifiable matter (%) ≤ 2
 Moisture & volatile matter (% m/m) ≤ 2

 Heavy metals:

≤ 0.1 ppm
≤ 0.1 ppm
≤ 0.05 ppm
≤ 1.5 ppm 
 Colour (Yellow/Red) ≤ 30.0 Y / 3.0 R
Palmitic acidC16 : 03.0 - 5.0
Stearic acidC18 : 01.5 - 3.5
Oleic acidC18 : 17 - 11
Linoleic acidC18 : 232 - 36
Linolenic acidC18 : 3 56.5 - 53.5
Others ≤ 1,5


Because of its amazing content in essential fatty acids and in tocopherol (vitamin E), Inca Inchi regenerates and protects the epidermis. It is recommended for skin care products designed to improve elasticity and softness of dried and damaged skin. It prevents aged skins ever dryness and wrinkles. It can be used in hands and nails care products and in hair care products : shampoos and conditioners.

Packaging and Storage
Keep in a dry and cool place (<30°C) away from sunlight.
18 months under good conditions and without opening.