Botanical Name: Prunus dulcis
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Description: Sweet Almond Carrier Oil is an excellent emollient and is known for its ability to soften and re-condition the skin. It is rich in proteins, Olein Glyceride Linoleic Acid and Vitamin D, and is considered extremely nourishing - particularly when used regularly. It can be expected to sooth dry skin and irritated areas. Massage therapists should note that it can stain sheets.
Color: Pale yellow to golden yellow liquid.
Aromatic Description: Sweet Almond Carrier Oil has very little scent characteristic of most carrier oils.
Common Uses: Sweet Almond Carrier Oil has been used as an aromatic-bitter for anorexia, as a digestive tonic, to promote menstruation and to reduce fever and expel worms. It is also used by massage therapists. Good for nourishing and protecting the skin. Suitable for all skin types, relieves itching, dryness, inflammation. Rich in protein, minerals and vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and E.
Consistency: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils
Absorption: Absorbs into skin at average speed, slight oil feeling left on skin.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of 1 year with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.
Cautions: None Known.