Chaulmoogra oil is extracted from the seeds of the plant by the process of steam distillation. The plant belongs to the hydnocarpus family and has a tendency to grow up to a height of 15 to 20 meters. It has got drooping branches which have long leaves. The plant also has beautiful greenish white flowers which look very attractive.
Its pale yellow in color and very heavily viscous.
This essential oil is used in the treatment of many diseases and has got number of therapeutic and medicinal properties.
This oil is in use by the people of southern Asia since years. With the passing years, more and more people from different parts of the world are accepting this oil due to its numerous and miraculous benefits.