Apricot Kernel Oil

Rated 4.9 out of 5
33 Reviews
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Common name Apricot kernel oil
Botanical name   Prunus armeniaca
Description   Clear to very light yellow
Typical Fatty Acid profile
Oleic 58-66%
Linoleic 29%
Palmitic 4-6%
Stearic 0.5-1%
Plant parts used Kernels
Extraction method    Solvent
Region of origin Turkey


DESCRIPTION


Apricot kernel oil is a popular and versatile carrier oil, as well as a base mixture for aromatherapy oils. The oil has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat inflammatory skin disorders. It is said to be excellent for use on sensitive and prematurely aging skin, and is widely used as an ingredient in various skincare lotions, creams, soaps, and balms. Apricot kernel oil is added to shampoos and conditioners, to replenish shine, moisture, and lustre.

Apricot kernel oil is known to have extremely nourishing qualities, and is easily absorbed into the skin. Its excellent moisturising and soothing qualities work well to treat irritated skin. The oil is rich in vitamins A, C, and E, as well as the essential linoleic and oleic fatty acids.
 

SUGGESTED USES

Skin: Sensitive, irritated, prematurely ageng skin
Hair: Replenish shine, moisture and lustre
 

This product is intended for external use only



 
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Reviewed by Michelle N.
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Apricot Kernel oil

Great for moisturising and add oils too for carrier oil

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Reviewed by Caryl St C.
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The BEST

I love this oil because its the only one I can use on my face and hair that doesn't stain clothing or the sheets and pillows. That means I can use it daily on my dry skin.

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Reviewed by Janine G.
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I recommend this product
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Beautiful Oil

Silky smooth and a lovely oil to use for massage

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Reviewed by Tracey O.
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I recommend this product
Rated 4 out of 5
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Apircot Oil

A good carrier oil, works well in home made body butter

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Reviewed by Tracey T.
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Apricot Kernel Oil

Excellent oil as a stand alone for skin or added to butters for extra moisture 🙂

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