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Pequi Oil | Organic Souari Nut Oil - Nature In Bottle

Caryocar brasiliense


Product Code:  PCO4102

INCI Name:  Caryocar Brasiliense (Pequi) Fruit Oil


SYNONYMS  Caryocar brasiliense Cambess.

COMMON NAMES  Souari Nut, Cerrado's Gold


ORIGIN  Brazil




Palmitic Acid C16:0

34.00 – 45.00

Palmitoleic Acid C16:1 (n-7)

0.40 – 1.00

Stearic Acid C18:0

1.50 – 3.00

Oleic Acid C18:1 (n-9)

45.00 – 60.00

Linoleic Acid C18:2 (n-6)

1.00 – 3.00

Alpha-Linolenic Acid C18:3 (n-3)

0.30 – 1.00


500 g (17.64 oz): 9% OFF
$32.70   $29.76
1 kg (2.20 lb): 25% OFF
$59.40   $44.55
2 kg (4.41 lb): 29% OFF
$114.00   $80.90
5 kg (11.02 lb): 33% OFF
$272.99   $182.90
10 kg (22.04 lb): 37% OFF
$523.00   $329.50
25 kg (55.11 lb): 41% OFF
$1247.46   $736.00
For larger sizes or customized quantities, please contact us directly for pricing and availability


Pequi (Caryocar brasiliense), is a wonderfully fragrant fruit and grows mainly in Brazil. The Pequi tree grows up to 30 meters high and bears yellow-red fruits, which grow to about 7 cm in size. The oily flesh of the fruit is yellow, thanks to the carotenoids it contains, and can hide one to five seeds, also known as souari nuts. The flesh's got a strong and unique taste, often described as a mix of coconut, sweet and cheesy aromas. In Brazil, the fruits are eaten raw, cooked with rice but also processed into liqueur, juice and ice.


Pequi (pronounced pay-key) oil possesses a unique combination of essential fatty acids and is highly emollient, making it an effective moisturizer for products intended to heal dry and cracked skin, eczema and psoriasis. The oil has softening properties and is also packed with valuable proteins and vitamin A. In remote Amazon, the oil is used as an additive for creams used for severe skin problems such as psoriaris, atopic dermatitis and cornification. It can also be used in the production of specialty soaps intended to aid skin conditions. When used in hair care formulations, pequi oil helps smooth the hair cuticle to increase smoothness and shine and decrease frizziness.


Technical Data Sheet (TDS)

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Certificate of Analysis(COA) - Current Batch

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Technical Data Sheet (TDS)

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Certificate of Analysis(COA) - Current Batch

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Cosmetic Declaration

Nature In Bottle certify that Pequi Oil is suitable for cosmetic application and is not included in the list of substances prohibited in cosmetic products. Neither does it contain parabens, restricted preservatives, colorants or UV filters (Annex II - VI of EU Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009).

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Extraction Method

Nature In Bottle certify that Pequi Oil has been extracted using cold pressing which means it is minimally processed using mechanical extraction (pressure) and low-temperature controlled conditions [at around 80-90°F (26-32°C)] controlled conditions to extract the oil. The phytonutrient-rich oil is then fine-filtered using a screen, to remove any significant solids or undesired impurities from the oil. No chemical solvents, no high-heat temperatures, and no further chemical refining to alter the condition (colour, scent) of the oil.

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Animal Testing

Nature In Bottle certify that Pequi Oil is cruelty-free and free of animal testing.
Nature In Bottle does not conduct or commission animal testing of any cosmetic ingredient, raw material, or formulation of any finished product in the context of Cosmetics Regulation (EC) 1223/2009. Additionally, we do not buy any ingredient, formulation, or product from any supplier or manufacturer that conducted, commissioned, or had been a party to Animal Testing. We also encourages customers who manufacture cosmetics and skin care products to avoid animal-tested ingredients and offer cruelty-free products to their customers.

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Vegan Statement

Nature In Bottle certify that Pequi Oil contain no animal ingredients or animal by-products, use no animal ingredients or by-products in the manufacturing process, nor does the above product come in contact with any animal products during storage and transportation.

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TSE/BSE Statement

Nature In Bottle certify that Pequi Oil is free of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE) and Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE). We further declare that this product is Dioxin Free.

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Non-GMO Statement

Nature In Bottle certify that Pequi Oil is manufactured without the use of genetically modified organisms and without the use of raw materials or processing aids containing or derived from genetically modified material. As such, Pequi Oil should be considered non-Genetically Modified in the context with the directives outlined in Regulation (EC) No. 1830/2003 and 1829/2003.

Nature In Bottle also declares that Pequi Oil has not been:
1) Exposed to Irradiation
2) Derived from Sewage Sludge
3) Treated with Ethyl Oxide

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Gluten Free Statement

Nature In Bottle can approve that Pequi Oil does not contain as an ingredient and is not manufactured on processing equipment that comes in contact with gluten or products containing gluten.

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Melamine Free Statement

Nature In Bottle confirm that Pequi Oil is free of any Melamine and hence should be considered to be Melamine-free.

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Nanomaterials Declarartion

Nature In Bottle can approve with reference to Pequi Oil that no Nanomaterials were added at any stage of the manufacturing/production process, in accordance with EU Cosmetics Regulation.

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California Proposition 65 Declaration

Nature In Bottle certify that Pequi Oil does not contain chemicals that are listed on California's Safe Drinking Water & Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, also commonly known as Proposition 65 (Prop 65).

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REACH Conformance

Nature In Bottle declare that Pequi Oil is compliant with the European Union Regulation (EC) 1907/2006 governing the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) and does not contain substances above 0.1% weight of a Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC) listed in Annex XIV as of July 16, 2019.

Furthermore, Pequi Oil is also compliant with the European Union Regulation (EC) 1272/2008 Classification, Labeling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures (CLP Regulation) under entries 28 to 30 of Annex XVII of REACH, which prohibits the use of carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic category 1A or 1B substances (CMR category 1A or 1B substances) in products supplied to the general public.

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Natural Criteria Statement

Based on the ISO 16128-1:2016 (Definitions for ingredients) and ISO 16128-2:2017 (Criteria for ingredients and products), Nature In Bottle can advise that Pequi Oil would have a Natural Origin Index of 1 and therefore, could be considered to come under the definition of a 'Natural Ingredient'.

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Residual Solvents

Based on our knowledge of the production process, raw materials and equipments used, there is no potential for any residual solvents to be present in Pequi Oil.

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Non-CITES Declaration

Nature In Bottle certify that Pequi Oil is manufactured completely from raw materials none of which is listed on the Appendices of the the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

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All our products are created with respect for nature, ensuring unmatched attention to quality and detail at every step of the process. We select and source oils that fit the ideal fatty acid profile to provide the maximum therapeutic benefits. No chemical solvents, no high-heat temperatures, and no chemical refining is done to alter the condition (colour, scent) of the oil.



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