Sweet Almond Refined Oil – Prunus dulcis – is a very popular pure vegetable oil, cold pressed from the nuts or kernels. Light yellow in colour with a soft nutty aroma.
Made in Australia from delicious almonds grown in our pristine environment. There is an abundance of Sweet almond oil as it is processed in the USA and Spain specifically so supply is always good.
Sweet Almond Refined Oil is rich in fatty acids and contains a high level of vitamin E and A which helps to protect the skin from damage by the sun which over time can cause wrinkles and dryness.
Because this lovely oil is often used as a moisturiser, it has been known to assist in preventing skin disorders and surface skin cell damage which can be a very useful product especially for the young who are always concerned for the way they look.
Sweet almond oil is also popular in spas and massage businesses as it flows well over the skin.
It abundant with antioxidants, omega 3 fatty acids, protein,calcium and magnesium as well as Vitamins A and E. Use as a make-up remover applied with a tissue as it removes dead skin cells. Great for hands.
When used in skin and body care with an essential oil, vegetable oils are often referred to as carrier oils. Most essential oils should not be applied directly to the skin so they are blended with a carrier oil so not to damage the skin which can happen with some volatile essential oils. Always use a carrier oil when blending essential oils for children. Sweet almond oil is suitable for the family unless there is a member who has an allergy to nuts.
Be aware of using this oil if you have an allergy to nuts. Always spot test the oil on a delicate skin area first in case of a reaction.