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Welcome to The Opuntia Company, suppliers of 100% pure, cold pressed organic Moroccan oilsWe provide the finest cold pressed prickly pear seed oil and argan oil for cosmetic use - luxury organic skincare.

Opuntia have offices in the UK and France working with a Moroccan based laboratory to bring you the highest quality organic Moroccan oils available. Buy prickly pear seed oil (huile de figue de barbarie) and argan oil with confidence from Opuntia!
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The Opuntia Ficus Indica Prickly Pear
The prickly pear fruit is often assosiated with the word miraculous in some countries because of the qualities of its chemical components within the oil contained in its small seeds.
 
The prickly pear or barbary fig as its also known, possesses an extraordinary concentration of Tocopherol (Vitamin E) and essential fatty acids (Linoleic Acid or Omega 6). Containing nearly 150% more Tocopherol than argan oil, the prickly pear seed oil is more powerful in natural antioxidants and free radical fighting properties than any other oil offered in the health and beauty industry today - We can only call it luxury organic skincare!

Exceptional Skin Hydration
Just as the cactus shields itself from the blistering heat in the arid desert conditions, the oil contained in its fruit presents a comparable defence for the skin, delivering suppleness, hydration and smoothness to even the most dry or aged skin. Opuntia cactus oil has been no secret to the Berber women who have been benefitting from it for centuries to shield their skin from the inhospitable desert winds.

 
100% Organic
The Opuntia plant belongs to the cactus family and is also known as the barbary fig, prickly pear or opuntia ficus indica. This plant is very hardy and can thrive without the need for fertilizers or pesticides making it totally organic. This cactus is said to originate in Mexico but it grows now in a variety of dry, parched and desert like places around the globe such as Morocco. Growing in harsh open areas, the Opuntia cactus is known for its ability to live through long periods of drought producing good healthy organic fruit devoid of any kind of chemical treatments. 

Where Does The Oil Come From?
The prickly pear seed oil (barbary fig) is found within the small dark seeds of the prickly pear fruit. Each seed from the fruit contains just 5% of oil and it takes one ton of fruit yielding 30Kg of seeds to produce one litre of oil. Extraction of the oil is also a lengthy process which makes this precious Moroccan oil the most expensive on the market.

Cold Pressed Oils
Opuntia use only organic cold-pressed oils in our skin care products. This procedure of oil abstraction ensures that the oil retains all of the goodness and beneficial ingredients. Using heat methods to obtain oil from fruits and seeds has a direct impact on the quality of oils whether it is used for cooking or cosmetic use. Opuntia oils are obtained using a mechanical technique for the extraction process where just a small amount of heat is produced through the friction of the hydraucalic presses. This makes our cold pressed oils an excellent base for cosmetic uses.

 
 
If you would like to buy prickly pear seed oil in its purest form, see our product catalogue for available options in organic skin care. Shipped from the UK.




 
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