Apricot Kernel Oil Botanical name of the oil is Prunus armeniaca. The oil is also called as apricot kernet oil. The carrier oil is obtained from apricot pit through cold pressed process. The fruit is a yellow to orange fruit with a little pit inside the fruit. This pit inside the apricot is pressed and refined to get the oil. The oil possesses ideal moisturizing experience for dry to mature skin types. The oil is commonly used in the massaging industry.
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Uses and Benefits:
- Treats various skin infections like eczema, dermatitis and acne.
- Used in various massage therapies
- Revitalizes the skin
- Stimulates the blood flow in body
- Helps in treating hair problems like scalp
|Botanical Name||Prunus armeniaca|
|Color & Odor||Yellow to golden yellow liquid & Bland Odor|
|Country of Origin||Italy|
|Methods of Extraction||Cold Pressed|
|Solubility||Insoluble in water|
|Specific Gravity||0.95000 to 0.98000|
|Flash Point||220 °F|
|Major Constituents||Oleic- 64.2% Palmitic- 5.0% Linoleic- 28.3% Linolenic- 0.2% Stearic- 1.0%|