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Aldivia | Ubuntu Mongongo (Manketti) Oil

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UBUNTU Mongongo Oil (INCI: Schinziophyton Rautanenii Kernel Oil) from Aldivia, is an African oil that is transforming formulations within the Personal Care and Cosmetics industry. Aldivia's UBUNTU range has been developed in partnership with PhytoTrade Africa, a regional trade association with a core purpose of supporting rural African communities through the commercialisation of natural and sustainable sources.


Mongongo Oil, also known as Manketti Oil, is extremely versatile in the Personal Care and Cosmetics industry. It is particularly suitable for the latest innovations in skin care.

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For formulators, it is an ingredient which is becoming more prevalent within products - between 2016 and 2020, global product launches including Mongongo oil increased by 280%.

The oil is derived from the fruit of the mongongo / manketti tree and has been used for centuries. It is extremely nutritious and rich in poly-unsaturated fatty acids, making it an exceptional protector for the hair. UBUNTU Mongongo is particularly suitable for body and hair care, baby care emollient creams for normal and dry skin, and shampoos for dry, damaged, and fragile hair.


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Thursday, 15 July 2021