Sacha Inchi



Also known as the “Inca peanut”, the Sacha Inchi plant is a natural legacy of the ancient Incas who discovered its great healing properties for the body and its energetic qualities for the spirit. This native plant grows in the Peruvian Amazon forest.
In indigenous Quechua language “Sacha” means wild plant and “Inchi” means the peanut that it produces.


Sacha Inchi is the only vegetable oil that concentrates in very high amounts all the essential fatty acids. The oil is extracted from the seeds of the plant, with first cold-pressed method in order to keep intact all of its nutrients:

  • Omega 3 (48%): one of the highest levels on earth! More than the well-known Rosehip Oil (36%) and other vegetable oils like: Soybean Oil: 8%, Avocado Oil: 1%, Olive Oil: 0,8%, Grape seed oil: 0,1%. (Argan Oil, Almond Oil and Coconut Oil do not contain omega 3).
  • Omega 6 (36%).
  • Omega 9 (8%).
  • Vitamin A.
  • Vitamin E (extremely rich in Alpha-tocopherol).


  • Anti-inflammatory and calming: thanks to its richness in omega 3, Sacha Inchi Oil helps relieve rheumatic and muscular pains, as well as irritated skins.
  • Regenerates tissues: due to its richness in fatty acids, Sacha Inchi accelerates the pace of regeneration and repair of skins with various dermal disorders like acne, psoriasis, strecht marks, scars, etc.
  • Hydrates and moisturizes: thanks to the high content of Omega 6, Sacha Inchi Oil strengthens and rebuilds the skin’s natural barrier. Also limits loss of trans-epidermal water, avoiding dehydration, the appearance of wrinkles and the formation of scaly skin. Its high level of penetration promotes deep hydration to the skin.
  • Slows aging: when used daily, it helps remove deep wrinkles and delays the onset of other lines thanks to its antioxidant properties coming from the Vitamin A and Vitamin E. It also prevents the signs of photo aging due to self-generation properties of melanin.

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