The passion fruit has its name from christians that saw the symbols of the crossing of christ in the fruit. The passionfruit is also called maracuja.
The lightly yellow has a light characteristic smell of maracuja fruits.
Passionfruit oil is regarded in cosmetics due to its skin-protecting function. The high content of linoleic acid makes the skin smooth. The oil is used for skin- and massage oils, facial-care products, balms, soaps and lotions.