Argan Oil - Virgin Organic, Daily moisturizer & hydratingfrom oil Morocco
30 ml 429 B.
120 ml 1229 B.
500 ml 2629 B.
1000 ml 3929 B.
Argan Oil is collected from the fruits of the Argan Tree (Argania spinosa), a tree that is native to Morocco and known to live up to 200 years. Most Argan trees grow in the semi-desert area of south western Morocco. This tree is endemic to Morocco, but some cultivation is beginning in other parts of the world although Argan oil is produced almost exclusively in Morocco.
For centuries, Moroccans have used Argan Oil in skin care in the harsh desert environment. Argan Oil is a rare and precious commodity sometimes referred to as Liquid Gold by the local people. It has been used in the beauty rituals of Moroccan women since antiquity. Argan oil is touted as a wonderful oil for cosmetic uses, especially for the hair and dry skin.
- Argan Oil - Virgin Organic, Morocco
Botanical Name: Argania spinosa
Part of used: Kernel
Common Method of Extraction : Cold Pressed and Deodorized
Color: Yellow Tinge
Absorption/Feel: Light texture and high absorbability
Aroma Strength: Very Low - Deodorized
Skin type: All skin types
- Notable components:
Oleic Acid 54% - 74%, Linoleic acid 16% - 30%, Palmitic acid 7% - 13%, Steric Acid 2% - 9%
Vitamin E, Phenols, Carotenes, Squalene
Argan oil is obtained from the kernel of the Argan tree. Argan Fruit is covered by a thick skin. Inside the skin there is a nut like fruit which contains 3 kernels. The oil is collected from the kernels and may be collected from raw kernels or they may be roasted. The oil from roasted Argan kernels is less desirable for cosmetic purposes because of the roasted nutty aroma. It is one of the most difficult and costly oils to procure because it requires a very labor intensive process, normally performed by Moroccan women to remove the outer layers, grind the kernels and press the paste to collect the oil.
Argan Oil - Virgin Organic is not produced from roasted argan kernels. It is cold pressed and deodorized by steam process to produce a very low aroma just a hint of a pleasant nutty scent.
It possesses a remarkable ability to nourish, moisturize and improve skin elasticity. It is extremely rich in beneficial nutrients, fatty acids and vitamin E. Its properties make it particularly beneficial for the hair and skin, which makes it a popular cosmetic choice for many celebrities.
The oil is rich in Omega-9 Oleic Acid and Omega-6 Linoleic Acid. Virgin Organic Argan Oil can be effective in treating dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, acne and sunburned skin. It is a good choice for inclusion in formulations for maturing skin. Its high polyphenol content makes it a strong anti-oxidant and adds to its stable shelf life. Argan Oil possesses anti-inflammatory properties and is a highly beneficial addition to formulations intended to reduce swelling and ease muscular aches and pains.
Argan oil is light enough to use as a daily moisturizer and hydrating enough to use as an overnight treatment. Argan oil can keep in cold temperatures like refrigerator and will helps extend their shelf life.
Caution: Generally Regarded as Safe (GRAS) however, contact dermatitis is possible. Aroma & More recommends testing on a small area of skin to check for reaction before using on larger areas.
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