Apricot Kernel Oil

Rated 4.9 out of 5
40 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



 
average rating 4.9 out of 5
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Reviewed by Annalyn Z.
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I recommend this product
Rated 4 out of 5
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High quality oil

Highly recommended!

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Reviewed by Rama M.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Good quality

Great oil for skin , can be used as a daily moisturiser.

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Reviewed by Lorna D.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Great value for an excellent oil

This is a superb oil for its price and an excellent base for any balm or lotion you can make that suits all skin types.

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Reviewed by Adde H.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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nice

nice nourishing oil, great quality as usual

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Reviewed by Adipa B.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Great product!

High-quality oil, packed well with all the required information on the label

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