bakuchi (bakuchiol) oil (cold pressed)


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INCI name

Psoralea Corylifolia Seed Oil

What is Bakuchi Oil?

Bakuchi Oil is extracted from the seeds of the Psoralea Corylifolia plant and is commonly used in lotions, hair care, anti-ageing products and emulsions.

This fantastic oil is fast growing in the skincare industry, as it is believed to act as a natural retinol alternative. This oil is much gentler on the skin and doesn’t cause dryness and irritation that is commonly found with retinol use. Because it is plant-based, it is also a clean and natural vegan alternative. In addition to this, it's also reported to possess antibacterial, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antifungal activities.

What are the benefits of using Bakuchi Oil on your skin?

Bakuchi Oil works to soothe and help heal your skin and has the ability to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. It can also even the skin tone, improving the skins texture. It aids in reducing dark spots, brightening the face, and treating hyperpigmentation.

What are the benefits of using Bakuchi Oil on your hair?

Known to improve hair conditioning and shine, it is rich in omega 6, 7 and 9 fatty acids.

What does Bakuchi Oil look like?

This oil is usually dark brown in colour.

What does Bakuchi Oil smell like?

A sweet and nutty scent.

How to use Bakuchi Oil

Up to 100%, this ingredient is oil soluble and heat sensitive, avoid prolonged heating above 75 °C.

History and origins of Bakuchi Oil

The oil is obtained from the Bakuchi plant which is native to South Asia. The oil is pressed directly from the leaves and has been used in Chinese medicine for generations. In recent years it has been tested and used in Western medicine and cosmetics due to its skin improving qualities.

How is Bakuchi Oil made?

It is cold pressed, the most natural form of extracting natural oils from a plant, fruit, or seeds.

Is Bakuchi Oil suitable for vegans?


Fatty acids

Oleic acid – 30%; Arachidic acid – 20%; Alpha Linoleic acid – 13%; Behenic acid – 10%; Stearic acid – 5%.

Natural contents

Rich in essential fatty acids, Omega 6, 7 and 9.


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Customer Reviews

Based on 21 reviews

Great oil. But expensive for the size

Idiatu Aiyeola

I just started using it , so can’t really say for now. It’s my first time using it

Lyuda Jepson
Reliable supplier of cosmetic ingredients

I a returning customer of Naturally Balmy and would highly recommend this company which offers a wide choice of high quality oils, butters and other cosmetic ingredients. Great customer service and competitive prices.


I received my bakuchiol and i used it only 2 days but i can feel the difference on my face .it blemishes and closes my pores.

Joan Lynn
Sinks in beautifully.

Excellent quality. No adverse reaction at all.

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