Organic Apricot Kernel Oil

Prunus armeniaca

This oil is cold-pressed from the dried kernels of the apricot fruit.

It is a very mild, natural oil which is often used in baby products because of its gentle nature.

Sought out for its high vitamin E content and skin softening properties, Apricot Kernel Oil is known for its ability to penetrate the skin without leaving an oily feeling. Rich in essential fatty acids such as oleic and linoleic acid, Apricot Kernel Oil is high in vitamin A.

Since it easily penetrate the skin, it is considered a good oil for prematurely aged, dry or irritated skin.

The excellent softening and moisturising properties are for the face, hands and hair. Vitamins A and C are good for mature, dry or sensitive skin. Apricot Kernel Oil is also reported to help skin retain elasticity, clarity and suppleness. It is further reputed to calm the inflammation/irritation of eczema and dermatitis.

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