Sweet Almond is lubricating, but not penetrating, which makes it an excellent massage oil, and protectant. Sweet Almond Oil is the therapists main stay and is widely used in cosmetics, massage and body products for its rich properties.
For the 2010 - 2011 season we have sourced our Sweet Almond Crop from Spain (Balearic's), the Mediterranean climatic conditions make for excellent Oleic acid content along with rich Vitamin analysis, combine this with the lower environmental cost of sourcing direct from Europe.
Sweet Almond is especially suited to dry, sensitive and irritated skin. It is softening, revitalising and nourishing to the skin.
Prunus amygdalus dulcis (Sweet Almond) oil
Expeller Pressed from Mediterranean Almond Kernels
12 - 14 months
Color - Golden
Odor - Nutty
Free Fatty Acids - 0.015%
Peroxide Value - <0.5
Saponification Value -198
Iodine Value - 101
Specific Gravity - 1.2-1.5
Oleic - 64.8%
Palmitic - 6.3%
Linoleic - 26.3%
Linolenic - 0.3%
Stearic - 1.4%
Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D, Rich in protein, linoleic acid, minerals.
For strong healthy nails massage Sweet Almond into the cuticles. Repeat daily, do it when you have some free time, for example when you are watching TV and see the benefits.
Sweet Almond Carrier Oil
None recorded and as with all carrier oils (except St Johns Wort), safe to use during pregnancy. As with all nut based carrier oils, always use with caution on people with nut allergies.
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