ALMOND OIL - SWEET
botanical name : Prunus dulcis
Plant part : Seed / nut
country of origin : Morocco
processing method : Cold Pressed - Unrefined
certification : USDA certified organic
Reduces dark circles & tan
Relief of Eczema & Psoriasis
Skin rash treatment
Diminish signs of aging
Muscle aches and fatigue
Control hair loss
Healthy hair and nails
Treat stretch marks
NUTRITIONAL CONTENT :
Use as a makeup remover, face and body moisturizer, under eye brightener, tan reducer, or treatment for hair and split ends
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HEALTH BENEFITS INCLUDE :
Best Suited for : all skin types
Native to the Middle East, India, and Northern Africa, almond oil is extracted from raw almonds. It owes its benefits to the generous vitamin and mineral content, omega-3 fatty acids, and its high protein content.
Sweet Almond oil is anti-inflammatory and incredibly beneficial for skin rejuvenation, clearing complexions, relieving muscle stress, and reversing hair damage. It can slow the aging process and prevent structural damage caused by UV rays. Almond oil is a mild, hypoallergenic oil that can be safely used even on baby skin. When gently rubbed into the skin, it gets fully absorbed, making it suitable for after bath application. To enhance absorption, warm the oil to body temperature before application. Many synthetic and natural skin care products claim that their effectiveness comes from the Vitamin E added to them. Almond oil is naturally endowed with this highly potent antioxidant vitamin. Regular application of the oil can protect your skin from oxidative stress and UV radiation damage, keeping it soft and supple. Almond oil is light in texture, and can easily penetrate deep into the skin, softening and dislodging the dirt and debris accumulated in the skin pores and hair follicles. This prevents blackheads and acne. Thanks to the Vitamin A content in the oil, it can help reduce acne flare-ups.Almond oil can be safely used on sensitive skin as it is less likely to cause allergic reactions. It is excellent for removing makeup even from the tender area around the eyes. Dip a ball of cotton in the oil and apply it on the face. Allow to remain for 2 minutes and then gently wipe it off with a fresh piece of cotton. Sweet almond oil can also help with dark circles, fine lines, and bags under eyes. Applying the oil every night before going to bed, there will be a noticeable difference in about two weeks. Sun exposure can inflame the skin and cause pain and redness. Smooth, supple skin is a sign of youthfulness, but a structural protein called collagen is behind this flawless look. Collagen forms an even layer under the skin and acts as a good padding that keeps the skin taut, yet supple. Fine wrinkles start to appear as we age because of thinning of the skin and unevenness in the collagen padding underneath. It is an inevitable part of the natural aging process, but premature aging can result from excess exposure to sun, tobacco smoke, and dehydration. With proper protective measure and skin care, the aging process can be slowed down to some extent. Oxidative stress is one main reason for the deterioration of collagen layer. Almond oil contains Vitamin E, which is one of the most potent antioxidants known. It can help repair some of the damage done to the collagen layer. The oil is especially rich in proteins, and can provide the amino acids required for the formation of collagen. External application of the oil can prevent dehydration by reducing moisture loss from the skin.
Sweet almond oil can also help with symptoms of Eczema and Psoriasis. These skin problems are caused by the body’s own reactions to external and internal triggers, but they can leave the skin of the affected areas dry and itchy. Scratching can make matters worse. When the skin is broken, it starts to weep and make crusty deposits. It also makes way for bacterial and fungal infections that can complicate the management of these chronic conditions. The least we can do is keep the affected skin soft and hydrated to reduce itching. Almond oil helps with this. Being a mild, hypoallergenic oil, it moisturizes the skin without irritating it further. Skin rashes are very common, especially in the diaper area of young children. The skin may become inflamed from constant rubbing against hard materials, including underwear. Skin to skin friction also can result in chafed skin. This type of contact dermatitis can result in soreness and burning sensation. Doctors usually prescribe zinc-based ointments to reduce the inflammation. Almond oil is a better alternative to these creams, no need to worry about the chemical substances contained in commercial products which can irritate the skin further. Almond oil is rich in zinc, and is as good as any store-bought creams or lotions available. Relieving muscle pains and soreness is one of the main traditional uses of sweet almond oil. Massage this protein-rich oil into tired muscles to rejuvenate them. Aromatherapy uses almond oil to relax knotty muscles.For best results, warm the almond oil over gentle heat until it becomes nearly unbearable to touch. Apply this hot oil to the aching muscles and massage it in well. Wet a thick towel in hot water, wring it, and then use it to cover the massaged area. Leave it on for at least half an hour or as long as you can. This treatment relieves muscle fatigue by drawing out toxins.
Every day we lose around a hundred hair strands, but it does not affect our total hair volume because of new hair growth that replaces the old. But if hair fall is heavier than normal, our scalp will show visible signs of thinning which can be very disturbing. Exposure to environmental pollutants, nutritional deficiencies, hormonal imbalance, and stress are main reasons for excessive hair loss. Deficiency of magnesium and calcium in particular results in poor hair growth and hair loss. Zinc is another important mineral for healthy hair; its deficiency is known to cause alopecia, characterized by thinning of hair. Almond oil is rich in all of these minerals. Almond oil should be used on a regular basis to control hair loss. Warm one tablespoon of oil and apply it to the scalp every night after your shower or bath. Rub it in gently until most of the oil is absorbed into the scalp. Leave it on overnight for best results. Eating a few almonds every day or mixing in a few drops of almond oil into your salad or smoothie will work from the inside to make your hair healthy. Not only the scalp, but the hair shaft also can benefit from almond oil. The glands in the scalp produce an oily substance that forms a natural protective coating on each strand of hair. But hair can become too dry and brittle from frequent use of shampoos that strip the hair of these natural oils. This results in breakages and split ends that reduce the length of the hair. Restore the protective oil layer by applying almond oil to your hair right after washing it with a gentle organic shampoo. First, dry the hair with a towel to remove excess moisture. Rub the oil between your palms and run your hand through the entire length of the hair to coat every strand evenly. Leave the hair to air dry naturally, combing occasionally to separate the strands. This treatment gives hair a nice sheen, besides making it manageable and tangle-free.
This product contains nuts, those with nut allergies and sensitivities, use with caution, especially with young children. For external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is always recommended prior to use. Apply to face with caution, as contact with eyes should be avoided.