Andiroba Oil


A strong action for a soft texture

Soothing & repellent

Oil obtained by pressure of Andiroba nuts
Refined to ensure a light odor
Sustainbale sourcing from Latin America

INCI : Carapa Guaianensis Seed Oil

Noix d'andiroba
Huile visage


Protects the skin from insect bites

due to its natural limonoids content

Soothes the sensitive skins

thanks to its natural content in triterpenes 



South American supply chain

The Andiroba or "Tree of Life" is revered by the inhabitants of the Amazonian forest for its medicinal properties.
Its oil is rich in limonoids, coumponds which provide natural protection from insect bites.

Andiroba oil is obtained by pressing the kernels of these fruits.
The oil is refined in France using a process developed by Laboratoires Expanscience.



Illustration of our responsible actions

HF (bicolore)

Local partner

member of the UEBT (Union for Ethical Biotrade) 

Protection (bicolore)

Additional source of income

for local communities as the cosmetic industry provides a new use for the kernels, this also helps to prevent deforestation

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Andiroba is a tree from the forests of Amazonia.

In Brazil, Laboratoires Expanscience contributes to local economic development: collected from the ground on the banks of the Amazon River, Andiroba nuts are a new source of income for the population and help preserve biodiversity by avoiding deforestation.

Andiroba oil is made from the pressing of sun-dried nuts. Refined in France according to the recognized know-how of Laboratoires Expanscience, the oil obtained is decolorized and deodorized, and stable to oxidation.

Naturally rich in unsaponifiables, the oil helps strengthen the hydrolipidic film and offers repairing, soothing and anti-inflammatory properties.

Limonoids, a major originality of Andiroba oil, are described in the literature to protect the skin from insect attacks and other parasites.

These natural faculties make it a particularly recommended oil for soothing products for sensitive skin, after-sun or hair.

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