Apricot Kernel for massage
A smooth, light, soothing oil for all skin types. With Natural Vitamin E.
Apricot Kernel is very much like Sweet Almond oil. It has a little bit lighter texture and feel than the Almond oil.
Apricot Kernel oil is pale yellow colored oil. It is very nourishing to the skin as it has many minerals and vitamins.
Apricot Kernel oil has a lower saturated fatty acid content than many vegetable oils.
It is good for all types of skin. Used to help give relief to dry and prematurely aging skin. Apricot Kernel oil gives relief to sensitive and inflamed skin too. Wonderful to use in a facial massage as it will help dissolve hard sebum that has blocked the pores.
You can use this oil as 100% of your carrier oil but is better when used at 10-50% with other carrier oils.
Main Constituents of Apricot Kernel -
Oleic acid 58-74%
Linoleic acid 20-34%
Palmitic acid 4-7%
Stearic acid 0-1%