Avocado Oil - Persea americana - Cold pressed - REFINED- 100% Pure

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Carrier Oil: Avocado (Virgin)

General Information:

  • Botanical Name: Persea americana
  • Family: Lauraceae
  • Extraction Method: Cold-pressing from the flesh of the avocado fruit
  • Plant Part: Fruit
  • Origin: Native to Central and South America

Appearance and Aroma:

  • Color: Deep green to dark green
  • Consistency: Thick and heavy
  • Aroma: Mild, slightly nutty, and earthy

Properties and Characteristics:

  • Texture: Avocado oil has a thick and luxurious texture.
  • Nutritional Profile: It is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, vitamins A, D, and E, as well as various minerals.
  • Shelf Life: Avocado oil has a relatively short shelf life of about 6 to 12 months when stored properly in a cool, dark place.

Uses and Benefits:

  • Skin Care: Avocado oil is deeply moisturizing and nourishing for the skin. It helps soothe dry, irritated skin, promotes a healthy complexion, and supports skin elasticity. It can be beneficial for conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.
  • Hair Care: Avocado oil is highly moisturizing for the hair. It helps nourish and hydrate dry and damaged hair, reduces frizz, and promotes shine. It can be used as a conditioning treatment or added to hair masks and serums.
  • Cooking and Culinary Uses: Virgin avocado oil is also commonly used in cooking for its healthful properties and high smoke point. It can be used in salad dressings, dips, marinades, and sautéing.

Safety Precautions:

  • Avocado 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 a known allergy to avocados, consult a healthcare professional before using avocado oil.
  • For internal use, use virgin avocado oil specifically labeled for culinary purposes, and follow the recommended guidelines for cooking and consumption.

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.