Sacha Inchi

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Also known as the "Inca peanut", the Sacha Inchi plant is a natural legacy of the ancient Incas that discovered its great healing properties for the body and its energetic qualities for the spirit. This native plant grows in the Peruvian Amazon forest, at the foot of the Andes.

Properties:

It is a unique vegetable oil that concentrates all the essential fatty acids and in very high amounts. The oil is extracted from the seeds of the Sacha Inchi plant, with first cold-pressed method, in order to keep intact all of its properties:

- Omega 3 (48%): one of the highest levels on earth! More than the well-known Rosehip Oil (36%) and other vegetable oils like:  Soybean Oil: 8%, Avocado Oil: 1%, Olive Oil: 0,8%, Grape seed oil: 0,1%. (Argan Oil, Almond Oil, Coconut Oil don´t contain omega 3).
- Omega 6 (36%).
- Omega 9 (8%).

It also contains antioxidants coming from its:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin E (extremely rich in Alpha-tocopherol).

Benefits for the skin:

- Anti-inflammatory and calming: thanks to its richness in omega 3, Sacha Inchi Oil helps relieve rheumatic and muscular pains, as well as irritated skins.
- Regenerates tissues: due to its richness in fatty acids, Sacha Inchi accelerates the pace of regeneration and repair of skins with various dermal disorders like acne, psoriasis, strecht marks, scars, etc.
- Depth moisturizer: thanks to the high content of Omega 6, Sacha Inchi Oil strengthens and rebuilds the skin's natural barrier. Also limits loss of trans-epidermal water, avoiding dehydration, the appearance of wrinkles and the formation of scaly skin. Its high level of penetration promotes deep hydration to the skin.
- Fights aging: when used daily, it helps remove deep wrinkles and delays the onset of other lines thanks to its antioxidant properties coming from the Vitamin A and Vitamin E. It also prevents the signs of photo aging due to self-generation properties of melanin.

Sacha Inchi found in Aypa products:
- Day Cream
- Organic Dry Oil

> Plukenetia Volubilis L. (Sacha Inchi)

> Plukenetia Volubilis L. (Sacha Inchi)

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