Oenocarpus Bataua Fruit Oil

About Oenocarpus Bataua Fruit Oil

Oenocarpus Bataua Fruit Oil, also known as pataua oil, is a skin and hair conditioning agent derived from the fruit of the patawa tree, a palm tree native to the Amazonia. Traditionally, the oil has been used for food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical purposes.

Today, this ingredient is often added to hair care products as it is very effective in conditioning and strengthening hair.

Quick Facts

Source: fruit of the patawa tree
Common name: patua oil
binomial name: Oenocarpus Bataua Fruit Oil
EWG Score: 1

Proven and Possible Uses


condition hair strengthen hair



EWG Score: 1