Apricot Kernel Oil, Organic
Premium Apricot Kernel Oil, Organically grown
Extraction method / Source
Cold pressed / kernel (inner flesh of the pit)
Oleic FA > 70%, Linoleic FA > 20%, Palmitic FA > 4%, High in Vitamin A, plus many trace nutrients
Apricot is a deciduous tree which grows in temperate climates and can reach up to 40 feet in height. Its delicate white or pinkish flowers bloom in early spring before the leaves appear. The flowers develop into small, velvety, edible fruits. These fruits are yellow or orange with a red tinge, and are considered drupes. A drupe is a fruit which has a soft flesh and a single seed, or "kernel" enclosed in a hard shell. Cold pressing the kernel produces a fine, highly nutritious oil.
Regions of Production
Organically farmed. Fruits are tested after harvest for purity.
Extremely nourishing and moisturizing, especially for mature, delicate, dehydrated, itchy or inflamed skin. Excellent as a massage oil. Helps reduce fine wrinkles of aging. Especially beneficial around the eyes and neck.
Store in a cool, dry place away from direct light. Refrigeration prolongs the freshness of all natural oils.
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