Often confused with its biological ancestor Kalahari Melon (Citrullus lanatus), from the Kalahari Desert of Namibia, also known as the Tsamma melon or wild watermelon, the common Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus lanatus) is found worldwide.
About 90% of its weight is water, and about 5% is sugar. It is rich in Potassium, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc, Calcium, and Vitamin C, and is also a source of B-Vitamins.
From the dried seeds of the watermelon fruit, a rich natural source of Amino Acids glutamate and tryptophan acid, arginine and lysine oil is extracted.
Unrefined Watermelon Seed Oil is also rich in protein and iron, which help to strengthen hair strands and promote hair growth, preventing hair from becoming thin and dry and split.
Unrefined Watermelon Seed Oil is high in unsaturated fatty acids, including Linoleic 63- 65% and oleic 15%-18 acids.
With significant antioxidant benefits thanks to its high content of Tocopherols - known for their ability to protect the skin from free radicals - Unrefined Watermelon Seed Oil penetrates deep into the skin, helping to rejuvenate and create healthy glowing skin.
Its astringent properties open up skin pores, regulating the production of natural skin sebum, and help with acne.
Unrefined Watermelon Seed Oil is recommended for all types of skin - oily, dry, and with acne.