COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : GHANA
Pressed from the "African nutmeg" pure unrefined kombo butter is dark in colour with a nutty/earthy/smokey scent. The seeds are harvested between December and April and the butter is prized for its anti-inflammatory properties.
The "waste" after the oil has been pressed from the seeds is used as fire lighters and also as natural fertilizer.
Our kombo butter is:
* contains no additives
* natural source of cetyl myristoleate for pain relief
- Scientifically Kombo Butter is used as anti-inflammatory and a pain reliever for the management of arthritis, general body pains. European cosmetic industries has discover and have been using Kombo Butter in formulations of several high end skin care products. Kombo butter has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, regenerating, anti-fungal and antiseptic properties. It improves lipid metabolism and stimulates the production of collagen. It is strong antiseptic properties: It is a great addition soaps, pomade and deodorants intended to neutralize body odor. Its anti-inflammatory properties makes an great addition to formulations intended to fight acne and various skin infections of sensitive, allergic skin.
- Kombo butter reduces and controls skin natural oils production. It is and an extremely effective wound healer – speeds cicatrization helping to avoid scars and post-acne marks. It is extraordinary for balms and unguents to relieve arthritis pains and swelling caused by inflammation, lack of bone density, muscle and joint pain of any origin. Kombo butter also can be used formulation both as an active ingredient and an emulsion stabilizer.
- Kombo nut comprises about 75 % of trimyristin - a myristic acid derivative which is used in the treatment of arthritis, various joint and muscle ailments, has strong anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties and it is effective in the treatment several inflammatory diseases AND Decorin a protein known for its ability to regulate the production of collagen improving the condition and appearance of the skin as well as stimulates the healing process of muscles injuries.