Moringa oil is extracted from the seeds of Moringa Oleifera tree. Moringa oil has got a special name, it is Ben oil. It is called so because it has high amounts of behenic acid. Moringa oil has been mentioned as a very useful oil in the medicinal books of Greece and Rome. Even today, this oil is used for a number of applications. It is great for topical use on the skin and the hair. It is also a nice cooking oil with a soft, appealing taste.