Apricot kernel oil
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About this product
Apricot kernel oil is extracted from seeds of Apricot (Prunus armeniaca). Apricots are native to Armenia, although it is believed that Apricots may have originated in China. The fruit is widely cultivated in the Mediterranean and Central Asia.
Apricot seed oil is rich in nutrients like proteins, soluble sugars, and fibres and unsaturated fatty acids like oleic and linoleic acid. The oil is rich in plant antioxidants as it is a good source of vitamins A and C but also have vitamins E, K, and even niacin. They have a huge mineral content including copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous and potassium.
It has excellent softening and moisturizing properties that aid skin, scalp, and hair as it helps skin retain its elasticity and suppleness. With its natural anti-inflammatory properties, it is often used to provide relief in cases of eczema and dermatitis.
– It moisturizes the hair and scalp while increasing the hydration level and reducing dryness.
– Linoleic acid in Apricot Oil benefits hair by stimulating hair growth while staving off moisture loss.
– It not only seals in the moisture, but it also absorbs small amounts of water from the air’s humidity to help maintain that barrier of hydration inside the strand and scalp. Apricot seed oil leaves hair soft, shiny, and keeps the strands well-nourished and moisturised.
– Apricot seed oil is utilised as a good moisturiser and helps for treating dry skin which is generally in the elbows, feet, knees and also the hands.
– It has anti ageing properties as it is abundant in Vitamin A and E.
– Apricot oil can be applied similar to almond oil for curing under-eye skin. It is great for decreasing dark circles, puffiness and enables to boost the skin around this region.
– Provides relief from blemishes
– As Carrier Oil for using Essential Oils
– Before using any oil, always test its sensitivity to your skin. Just apply a little bit on your wrist or lower arm and watch for reaction over 24 hours.
– Be sure that you are purchasing high-quality Apricot Oil