Babassu oil or cusi oil is a clear light yellow vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of the babassu palm tree, which grows in the Amazon region of South America. It is a non-drying oil used in food, cleaners and skin products. This oil has properties similar to coconut oil and is used in much the same context. It is increasingly being used as a substitute for coconut oil.
Shelf Life: 6 months to 1 year when stored in a cool dark place.