Mountain Rose Herbs

Apricot Kernel Oil

Botanical Name
Prunus armeniaca


Method of extraction
Expeller Pressed and Unrefined

Suggested use
Cosmetic use only

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A wonderful oil similar to sweet almond, but more suitable for sensitive and prematurely aged skin. Our apricot kernel oil is a deep gold color, and can be used liberally in most body care recipes. Stores well under any condition but extreme heat will lessen the shelf life. Because of the expeller pressed and unrefined variety that we offer, this apricot kernel oil is considerably darker in color and richer in scent when compared to what is currently being offered on the market.

Typical Analysis
Color- Golden
Odor- Nutty and deep
Free Fatty Acids- 0.015%
Peroxide Value- less than 0.1
Saponification Value- 191.4
Iodine Value- 107
Specific Gravity- 1.7
pH- 4.03

Fatty Acids
Oleic- 64.2%
Palmitic- 5.0%
Linoleic- 28.3%
Linolenic- 0.2%
Stearic- 1.0%

For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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