Apricot Kernel Oil –prunus armeniaca - Cold Pressed - 100% Pure

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Carrier Oil: Apricot Kernel

General Information:

  • Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca
  • Family: Rosaceae
  • Extraction Method: Cold-pressing
  • Plant Part: Seeds
  • Origin: Native to Central Asia

Appearance and Aroma:

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

Properties and Characteristics:

  • Texture: Apricot Kernel oil has a light and non-greasy texture that absorbs well into the skin.
  • Nutritional Profile: It contains essential fatty acids, vitamins A and E, and other beneficial nutrients.
  • Shelf Life: Apricot Kernel oil has a relatively long shelf life of about 1 to 2 years when stored properly in a cool, dark place.

Uses and Benefits:

  • Skin Care: Apricot Kernel oil is moisturizing and nourishing for the skin. It helps soften and hydrate dry, sensitive, and mature skin. It can also soothe inflammation and irritation.
  • Hair Care: Apricot Kernel oil is beneficial for hair health. It helps condition and moisturize the hair, reducing frizz and promoting shine. It can also soothe the scalp and reduce itchiness.
  • Massage and Aromatherapy: Apricot Kernel oil is commonly used as a carrier oil for diluting essential oils for massage and aromatherapy purposes.
  • Additional Uses: Apricot Kernel oil can be used as a base oil in lotions, creams, soaps, and other skincare products.

Safety Precautions:

  • Apricot Kernel oil is generally safe for topical use. However, it's advisable to perform a patch test before applying it to larger areas of the skin.
  • If you have any known allergies to tree nuts, consult a healthcare professional before using Apricot Kernel oil.
  • For internal use, consult a healthcare professional or certified aromatherapist for guidance.

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.