Apricot Kernel Oil

Rated 4.9 out of 5
Based on 81 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 Karyn
I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Great for massage

One of my most-used carriers for massage, as it doesn't interfere with the aroma of essential oils I add

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Reviewed by vicky s.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Apricot kernel oil

I bought this to use in a moisturiser

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Reviewed by Raewyn O.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Havent used yet

Havent used this one yet either. Am still thinking up a receipe :)

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Reviewed by Helen van T.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Apricot Kernel Oil

Lovely product use in cold press soap.

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Reviewed by Serena
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Apricot Kernel Oil

I used this in my current body butter so I could have Fruit and Nut style. It's smoothing and luxurious on my skin.

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