Apricot Kernel Oil

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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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Rated 5 out of 5
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Great product

Nice light oil. Great used in making a DIY lotion base.

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Excellent Product at a great price!

Straight forward, good product at a great price! So happy I have found pure nature as a supplier for nearly everything I want to get my hands on!

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Amazing!

This apricot kernel oil is a great addition to my body butters it's gentle on all skin types and soaks into the skin fast

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Beautiful

This is oil is lovely and thin which means a little goes a very long way. I've used this in my salves and lip balm and your lips and skin will love it.

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Great product

Pure Nature's carrier oils are fantastic.

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