Moringa seed oil has been used to protect skin for thousands of years, thanks to its rich omega 9 and behenic acid content.
In 2012, Asili Natural Oils identified a market for moringa oil and reached out to local communities to try a new crop. They worked hard to build trust, transparency and friendship with their farmers, helping provide a better future for them and their families. Farming moringa is the main source of income for many farmers, since it needs little water and actively improves food crops.
Our farmers use organic methods to grow and harvest moringa, known as the ‘miracle tree’ for its beneficial properties. The naturally hardy and drought resistant tree requires little irrigation, and bees also love the nectar of the delicate moringa flowers. The canopy created by moringa trees even shelters other crops from the heat, helping them to thrive.