Organic Apricot Kernel Carrier Oil

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£4.50 - £170.00

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SKU: 5060233383016X
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Product Description

Organic Apricot Kernel Carrier Oil, Light and easily absorbed, ideal for facial massage and facial products, rejuvenation without clogging pores

Organic Apricot Oil

Organic Apricot oil is extracted from the soft fleshy center of the Apricot stone, this oil is an excellent moisturiser and carrier base. The high content of Oleic acid gives Apricot greater affinity with the skin compared to some other oils which means that it is more easily absorbed.

Suitability

Organic Apricot oil is the refined grade of this oil is light in colour and odour making it ideal for incorporation into skin care products, it is particularly rich in both linoleic acid and Oleic acid.

A wonderful alternative to Sweet Almond & Grapeseed for massage and has some very beneficial skin benefits.

A wonderful oil for making your own Salt Scrubs and Massage Oils.

Latin Name

Prunus armeniaca (Organic Apricot) Kernel Oil

Extraction Method

Organic Apricot Kernel is Cold Pressed / Unrefined

Country of Origin

USA

Organic Certification

N/A

Average Shelf Life

12 – 14 months

Oil Specification

Colour – Golden
Odour – Nutty and deep
Free Fatty Acids – 0.015%
Peroxide Value – <0.1
Saponification Value – 191.4
Iodine Value- 106.79
Specific Gravity- 1.7pH- 4.02

Fatty Acids

Oleic – 64.2%
Palmitic – 5.0%
Linoleic – 28.3%
Linolenic – 0.2%
Stearic- 1.0%

Natural Contents

Organic Apricot Kernel contains Vitamin A Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B6, B17 (richest plant in the world), Vitamin E

Tip

Organic Apricot, being a lighter oil than Almond lends itself to the blending of facial creams and the use in facial applications, such as facial massage.

Organic Apricot Kernel Oil is cold pressed and approved by the Soil Association

Organic Apricot Kernel Oil

Precautions

None recorded and as with all carrier oils (except St Johns Wort), safe to use during pregnancy. As with all nut based carrier oils, always use with caution on people with nut allergies.

Specifications

  • Weight: 0.03 kg
  • Key Benefits: Facial Care
  • Size: 100ml
  • HS Code: 33049900
  • HS Description: Apricot Oil
  • HS Country: GB
  • HS Composition: Viscous Plant Oil

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