Almond Oil (Sweet)- prunus dulcis - Cold Pressed -100% Pure

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Carrier Oil: Almond Oil

General Information:

  • Botanical Name: Prunus dulcis
  • Family: Rosaceae
  • Extraction Method: Cold-pressing
  • Plant Part: Seeds
  • Origin: Native to the Middle East and South Asia

Appearance and Aroma:

  • Color: Pale yellow
  • Consistency: Lightweight and smooth
  • Aroma: Mild, slightly sweet, and nutty

Properties and Characteristics:

  • Texture: Almond oil has a light, non-greasy texture that absorbs well into the skin.
  • Nutritional Profile: It is rich in essential fatty acids, such as oleic acid and linoleic acid, as well as vitamins E and A.
  • Shelf Life: Almond oil has a relatively long shelf life of about 1 to 2 years when stored properly in a cool, dark place.

Uses and Benefits:

  • Carrier Oil: Almond oil is widely used as a carrier oil in aromatherapy and blending with essential oils. It helps dilute essential oils and facilitates their safe application on the skin.
  • Skin Care: Almond oil is known for its moisturizing and nourishing properties. It helps soften and soothe dry, irritated skin and can be used in massage oils, lotions, and creams.
  • Hair Care: Almond oil is beneficial for hair health. It helps condition and moisturize the hair, reducing frizz and promoting shine. It can be used in hair masks, serums, and leave-in treatments.
  • Scalp Health: Almond oil can help nourish the scalp and alleviate dryness and itchiness. It can be gently massaged into the scalp to promote a healthy environment for hair growth.
  • Makeup Removal: Almond oil can be used as a natural and gentle makeup remover, effectively dissolving makeup while moisturizing the skin.

Safety Precautions:

  • Almond oil is generally safe for topical use. However, individuals with nut allergies should exercise caution and perform a patch test before using almond oil.
  • For internal use, consult a healthcare professional or certified aromatherapist for guidance.
  • Choose cold-pressed, organic almond oil to ensure quality and purity.

Note: This information is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Consult a healthcare professional or certified aromatherapist for personalized advice and guidance.