Andiroba (Carapa Guianensis) contains:Fatty Acid (Omega 9) Limmonoids. Omega 9 promotes regeneration of the epidermis, maintaining the natural moisture of the skin. The anti-inflammatory action is promoted by the Limmonoids found in the unsaponifiable fraction.Andiroba Oil, Carapa Guianensis, has been used for generations by Amazonian tribes to heal skin conditions and to treat muscular aches and pains. Andiroba Oil is golden in color and has a mild, fruity aroma. It possesses a unique combination of essential fatty acids and anti-inflammatory compounds. Andiroba Oil is an effective moisturizing oil for products intended to heal dry and cracked skin, eczema and psoriasis and it is a highly beneficial ingredient in formulations intended to treat acne.