Passiflora edulis, (Passifloraceae -Passionflower Family), Passionflower
High content of linoleic acid.
C16:0 Palmitic acid: 5-18 %C18:0 Stearic acid: 1-5 %C18:1 Oleic acid: 8-20 %C18:2 Linoleic acid: 50 - 80 %
Good shelf life
The passion fruit has its name from christians that saw the symbols of the crossing of christ in the fruit. The passionfruit is also called maracuja.
The lightly yellow has a light characteristic smell of maracuja fruits.
Passionfruit oil has a high content of linoleic acid.
Passionfruit oil is regarded in cosmetics due to its skin-protecting function. The high content of linoleic acid makes the skin smooth. The oil is used for skin- and massage oils, facial-care products, balms, soaps and lotions.
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