Sweet Almond Oil

Species: Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis
Plant Family: 

Rosaceae. 

Origins: 

Originally native to the Middle East but quickly spread to the Mediterranean, Asia and now found the world over.

Extraction: 

The oil is obtained by cold pressing and refinement of the ripe seed kernel.

Usage & methods of application: 

Suitable for use on its own or as a base oil for massage. Sweet Almond is rich in Vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and E. It's full of monounsaturated, polyunsaturated and saturated fatty acids. It conditions the skin and helps to promote a youthful, healthy complexion. 

Sweet Almond is the base oil of choice for most massage therapists. This is because it stays on the skin long enough to make massaging easier for both the masseur and the client. 

Organic version also available.

Blends well with: 

Sweet Almond Oil is suitable for use with any essential oil that is ok to use on the skin. Additionally it may be included in blends with other more expensive carrier or vegetable oils to lessen the cost of using them.

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