Mafura oil or natal mahogany oil is from the mafura tree, which is also called Trichilia Emetica and cape mahogany. Itís found in Mozambique and other countries in Southern Africa. As a butter at room temperature and an oil at 65 degrees or higher, this wonder is high in essential fatty acids like palmitic, stearic, and linoleic.
The oil is highly moisturizing and is extracted from the bright red fleshy seeds. This amazing oil has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties because of the presence of limonoids like trichilin. It is widely used as a skin moisturizer and hair conditioner. It is also known to treating rheumatism and heal wounds. Itís a non-drying oil that will quickly absorb in the skin while softening and improving the elasticity of the skin.