Apricot (Prunus Ameniaca L.) Kernel Carrier Oil - Virgin - Organic
Botanical binomial: Prunus armeniaca L.
Other names: Apricot Oil, Apricot Kernel Oil
Country of Origin: Turkey
Part of plant used in production: Seed
Methods of production: Cold Pressed
Description: Apricots grow on small trees with a rounded base and ovate leaves. The fruit is a drupe with orange colouration and velvety hairs.
Characteristics: Lightly fragrant oil
Properties: Anti-oxidant, moisturizer, skin conditioning, masks
Constituents: Oleic acid 66%, linoleic acid 29%, Palmitic acid 4%, Vitamin E 430mg/kg, Phytosterols 3,500mg/kg
Uses: Used to treat inflammatory skin disorders, moisturize dry skin, and keep hair looking sleek and healthy. May be used in shampoo to strengthen hair and deliver a healthy shine. Useful as part of foot scrubs, hand, face, and hair creams and masks, as well as nourishing soaps.
Safety: For external use only. Regular long term use on infants and children is not recommended. Consult a healthcare practitioner before use if pregnant or nursing.