Apricot Kernel Oil
A light yellow to golden coloured oil, Apricot Kernel has a light, nutty fragrance, naturally occurring vitamin E, and an ability to tame frizzy hair. Apricot Kernel oil makes a great substitute for Sweet Almond oil.
Little known fact: biodiesel from Apricot Kernel oil could potentially become a sustainable fuel source thanks to its very low oxidation rates.
Why should I use Apricot Kernel oil?
The emollient essence of Apricot Kernel is light and absorbs into the skin quickly, without leaving it feeling greasy. Apricot Kernel oil helps to balance the skin’s natural oil production, making it suitable for all skin types. This essence is also great to use on your hair. Apricot Kernel essential oil coats the hair from root to tip, adding shine and strength to your tresses and protecting them against the elements, calming frizz and eliminating flyaways.
What is Apricot Kernel oil?
Obtained from the dried kernels of the apricot fruit of Prunus armeniaca through cold press extraction, Apricot Kernel oil is rich in fatty acids and naturally occuring vitamin E. The essence is an antiseptic, antioxidant, antibacterial and also has anti-ageing properties.
Anything to note?
Do not consume Apricot Kernel oil. Store all essential oils in a cool, dark place and keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes and other sensitive areas. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your doctor before using any essential oils.
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