Known and revered as the Queen of the Forest, the Castanha (or Brazil nut) is found deep in the forests of the Amazon. Endlessly rich in benefits, both medicinal and beautifying, Castanha produces an oil that deeply nourishes and moisturizes the skin for intense hydration.

  • Castanha oil is extremely rich in Omega 6 and 9, which provides nourishment down to the skin's deepest layers.
  • One of the main sources of protein in Amazonian communities. With their own hands, Amazonian people squeeze the castanhas, extracting a white milk that nourishes and leaves their hands very soft.
  • Castanha milk produces a delicately yellow, sweet oil with nourishing, lubricating, and moisturizing properties.
  • It leaves the skin with a delicate scent.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Castanha oil?

A Vegetable emollient oil extracted from the Brazilian biodiversity pressed from the fruit of the Brazil nut. Castanha increases protein expression (Claudin-1), a structural component that ensures intercellular communication, allowing increased nutrient permeability between the cells; Increased protein expression of hyaluronic acid, ensuring increased water retention and reduced water loss by the skin, contributing to the maintenance of a healthy skin. Ensures skin microflora health. Castanha oil, rich in omega-6 and omega-9, nourishes the skin by stimulating the production of structuring proteins through the deepest layers of the skin.

What skin type is the Ekos Castanha line suitable for?

It is suitable for all skin types.