Argan Carrier Oil

£14.40 £121.20

Emollient oil to nourish & maintain a youthful appearance

Argan Oil is quite a fluid oil and is slightly darker than olive oil with a reddish tinge and it has a hint of hazelnut flavour.

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Description

Argan | Latin Name: Argania Spinosa | Family: Rutaceae | Extraction: Manually extracted | Plant Part: Kernel

Argan a fluid oil, slightly darker than Olive Oil with a slight reddish tinge and a hint of hazelnut flavour.

Unique to South-Western Morocco it has a hard fruit that produces a prized cooking oil. The tree is thorny, reaching a height of 8-10cm and lives from around 100 – 200 years! The fruit has a green fleshy exterior and inside a nut with an extremely hard shell which contains 1-3 almond-shaped kernels. when animals eat the fruits they eat everything but the nut, these are then collected by farmers to create the oil.

Properties

Argan oil can help to lower cholesterol levels, stimulate circulation, is an immuno-stimulant for natural defences. It is light, yet naturally rich in vitamin E, use as a key ingredient in facial massage blends. Beneficial for diabetes.

The oil, rich in essential fatty acids, is used for massage, facials and as an ingredient in anti-ageing cream and aftershave lotion for men. Argan oil can be used in place of a night cream, a few drops being sufficient for the whole face. It is incorporated into anti ageing creams because it possesses regenerative and firming qualities to the skin due to its content of essential fatty acids; it also preserves the elasticity of the skin.

Methods of Use

For every 10-15 ml of carrier oil or base product add 3-4 drops of Essential Oils.


Massage Blend: For Circulation


Argan Carrier Oil – 25ml
Hazelnut Carrier Oil – 25ml


Lemon Essential Oil – 3 Drops
Cypress Essential Oil – 3 Drops
Rosemary Essential Oil – 4 Drops


Combine and mix your Carrier OIls together for a 50ml blend. Then add in the Essential Oils one by one and mix well. Use daily if needed to increase circulation, apply to the afflicted area and massage well.

Herbal Tradition & Folklaw

For many centuries Berber women have produced Argan oil for use in food and traditional Moroccan medicine. It is claimed to have various medicinal properties, such as lowering cholesterol levels, stimulating the circulation and strengthening the body’s natural defences.

Safety Data & MSDS

There are no known contraindications.

Argan MSDS

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