Sweet Almond (Prunus amygdalus)
Our Sweet Almond oil is made from the ripe, peel-free seeds of the almond tree Prunus dulcis [Mill.] DA Webb. var. dulcis or var. amara [DC.] Buchheim or a mixture of both qualities. The almond tree belongs to the rose family (Rosaceae). The fruit kernels contain around 40 to 50 percent fatty oil. The almond originally comes from China and the Middle East, today the main cultivation areas are, besides the USA (California) and China, to a lesser extent Spain and other countries.
- High in oleic acid (omega-9, C18: 1) and linoleic acid (omega-6, C18: 2)
- Rich in natural vitamin E.
Formulation that uses Sweet Almond as carrier oil contain vitamins A, B1, B2, and B6. It is antioxidant-rich, boost good cholesterol, help better liver health, improve heart health, and enhance absorption of nutrients. Softens the skin and has anti-inflammatory properties.