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Sweet Almond (Prunus amygdalus dulcus)

What is Sweet Almond?

Sweet Almond originated in Asia and is cultivated around the Mediterranean Basin for its fruits. It is mentioned by ancient authors, and the Bible traces its native origin to Palestine. Sweet almond oil is obtained from the dried kernels of the almond tree. The oil is good for application to the skin as an emollient, and has been traditionally used by massage therapists to lubricate the skin during a massage session. It is considered one of the most used carrier oils.

sweet almond oil  Carrier

Advantages

All skin types, especially skin prone to eczema, sensitive, inflamed and dry. Known for its ability to soften and soothe inflamed skin.

Aroma

Nutty, slightly sweet and light

Absorption

Absorbs easily and leaves the skin non-greasy.

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