BAOBAB LEAF POWDER (LALO)
Baobab leaf powder, also known as Lalo powder, has a binding power to obtain gel-like textures when mixed with water. This powder is rich in proteins, Calcium but also in fixing polysaccharides allowing to control frizz and define the natural curls of the hair. Baobab leaf powder also helps nourish and maintain moisture in dry skin and dry hair.
The botanical minute
The Baobab is known throughout the world for its longevity records and its characteristic shape. Known as Lalo in Wolof, baobab leaf powder is used in traditional cooking as a binder in sauces. Baobab leaves are rich in amino acids and vitamins but it is above all their ability to create a jellied texture that differentiates them from baobab fruit.The fruit it produces is also called monkey fruit, because there are many of them. to feed on the pulp of the Baobab fruit.