Mongongo Oil also known as Manketti Oil is extracted from the kernels of the Mongongo plant. It is light, rich, with a light yellow color with a tinge of green, and it has a natural smell of hazelnut. It is nourishing and moisturizing, spreads easily and penetrates without leaving a greasy feeling on the skin. Mongongo Oil protects the skin from environmental stressors. The high content of linoleic acid, Alpha linolenic acid, Oleic acid, vitamin and minerals makes the Mongongo oil a great oil for hydrating skin and for use in face creams and serums. It can be used as a massage oil. Mongongo Oil smooths the skin and makes it visually more plump and soft to the touch. When used on the hair, it can heal frizzy, brittle and split ends.