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Argan Oil

  • Argania spinosa
  • Origin: Morocco
Argan Oil

Botanical Name

Argania spinosa

Parts Used

Kernel

Extraction Method

Cold pressed

Refinement Techniques

Unrefined

Suggested Use

Cosmetic use only

Overview

This rare and exquisite oil is meticulously pressed from the fruit kernels of the Moroccan argan tree. Alive with skin-loving nutrients, Argan oil helps to heal and is said to protect from the signs of. Argan oil is light and easily absorbed into the skin, making it a crucial ingredient in nourishing and hydrating skin care products.

Argan oil contains tocopherols and phenols, carotenes, squaline and fatty acids, making it a truly luxurious oil. It is often used in skin, nail and hair treatments to deliver deep hydration, strengthen brittle hair and nails and to prevent blemishes. Works well in lotion and cream formulations, or when used alone. Unlike many commercially-available varieties of argan oil, ours is not deodorized and does have a pungent aroma. Keeps well when stored in a cool place and away from sunlight.

Typical Analysis

Color- golden
Odor- Distinctive, fatty and nutty
Saponification Value- 189 - 199
Peroxide Value- less than 15
Iodine Value- 91 - 110

Fatty Acids
Palmitic- 11.5 - 15
Stearic- 4.3 - 7.2
Oleic- 43 - 49.1
Linoleic- 29.3 - 36

Precautions

This product contains tree nuts.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.