Acai Fruit Oil (Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract/Oil) Organic. This oil is very rich in Flavonoids, Essential Fatty Acid (Oleic Acid) and Phytosterols. These are powerful antioxidants that provide some protection against environmental damage to the skin, provide action against free radical damage during the inflammatory process and promote skin benefits such as moisture retention and regeneration of the skin. The Acai Palm, also known as the Assai Palm, is a species of palm trees native to Brazil and other regions of South and Central America. The Acai Palm bears small, dark purple grape-sized berries that each contain one large seed. The small berries have been prized for generations by the region’s tribes for the healing and energizing sustenance that they provide both as an edible fruit and nutritive oil. It possesses an impressive combination of Omega 6 and Omega 9 essential fatty acids, phytosterols, vitamins, minerals and essential amino acids. Acai Berry Oil is rich in anthocyanins and phenols making the oil a very powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Acai Oil’s rich array of nutrients and antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action make the oil a remarkable ingredient for use in anti-aging personal care products. Acai Oil is highly emollient and is an effective moisturizing oil for products intended to heal dry and cracked skin, eczema and psoriasis. This oil penetrates the skin quickly, acting as an excellent emollient carrier oil. It is a highly beneficial ingredient in formulations intended to treat acne, reduce swelling and ease muscular aches and pains. Studies have revealed that the phenols contained in Acai Berry Oil help protect against the damage of free-radicals and may help destroy and protect against cancer cell formation.