Apricot Kernel Oil

Rated 4.9 out of 5
Based on 63 reviews
(Incl. GST)


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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
Based on 63 reviews
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Reviewed by Meble K.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Good value for purchase

Love this light oil in all my skincare products.

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Reviewed by Kim A.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Lovely product

It blended well. Used it to make a facial oil which came out great.

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Reviewed by Rachel C.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Love this oil

Love this light and versatile oil.

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Reviewed by Annie N.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Great service

Another quality product from Purenature. I use Apicot kernel oil in my balms, lotions, lip balms and is the base fir my roll on perfumes.

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Reviewed by Carol I.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Non Greasy Goodness

Light, no fragrance, easy to apply. Added a few drops of carrot oil and some amber fragrance for arms and legs moisture and softener. 500ml should last a long time.

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