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Botanical Name of Apricot: Prunus Armeniaca 

Synonyms: Armeniaca vulgaris, Apricot Kernel Oil, Oleum Armeniacae

About Apricot: Apricot is part of the Rosaceae family which has other members such as peach, plum, apple, pears, etc. Apricot oil is derived from the kernel of this fruit. On average oil content found in Apricot Kernel is in that range of 40 to 50 percent. Major application areas of apricot oil are the skin care products.

History of Apricot Oil: The history of Apricot oil would take us back to around 3000 BC when ancient Chinese medicine started using Apricot Oil in combination of various others herbs to treat nephritis and other problems related to respiratory system. It was from China that this oil gradually made its journey towards west, reaching England in the beginning of 16th century. The value of this oil in Europe around this time was very similar to that of Gold.

Romans started cultivating Apricots in Europe around 100 BC and it was termed as “golden eggs of sun” by them. By 16th century Apricots were being cultivated all through Europe and were in great demand. From Europe this fruit founds it way to the shores of America and Mexico. Spanish were more instrumental in taking this fruit to South and North America from Europe.

Properties of Apricot Oil: The major chemical constituents of Apricot oil are in form of unsaturated fats: oleic acid and linoleic acid. This oil is pale yellow to deep gold in colour and obtained by pressing of apricot kernel.

Health Benefits and Applications Apricot Oil:

Skincare Uses – Apricot Oil is known to have high contents of vitamin E & A and has properties which can make skin soft. It is known to penetrate under your skin without leaving any oily residue on top of it. Due to these properties it is used in number of skin care applications such as:

Massage oil and carrier oil when used in combination of other essential oils.

Works wonders on prematurely aged and dry skin as it helps to maintain skin elasticity and clarity.

Moisturizing and softening of skin.

Also considered good for delicate skin of infants.

Treating Acne and inflammation of skin.

Traditional Use – The traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurveda has recognized benefits of Apricot Oil in treating conditions such as: pain in ear and nose, haemorrhoids, ulcers and tumours.

For giving proper nourishment to your skin it is recommended to gently massage your skin daily with apricot oil. Apricot oil can also be used in combination with various other skincare essential oil for best results.

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Storage: Store in cool and dark place, Keep away from heat and spark

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