More commonly known as marula oil, Sclerocarya birrea oil is a non-fragrant plant oil that's a rich source of fatty acids for skin, including palmitic and stearic acids.
References for this information:
Journal of Ethnopharmacology, April 2014, pages 61-84
Plant Foods for Human Nutrition, July 1992, pages 201–206
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