AVOCADO OIL

 

Origin: Avocados originate in Peru , South America and also cultivated in Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Israel and South Africa.

Botanical Name: Persea americana Extraction method: Avocado oil is obtained by cold pressing the pulp of the Avocado Pear.

This cold pressed extraction method gives rise to a higher quality oil ( more vitamins, minerals, nutrients ) as compared to chemical extraction methods. Color: Yellowish to orange depending upon the Lot. Avocado may go cloudy in lower temperatures but will return to normal. Benefits: This pure oil is full of vitamins A, B1, B2, D, and E. Also contains amino acids, sterols, pantothenic acid, lecithin and protein. It is widely used in personal care skin and hair care products and is also an antioxidant. It is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids (it contains at least 75%) and these soften aging, dry or rough skin. It penetrates deeply so that nutrients can enter the dermis of the skin . Avocado oil can help to alleviate skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis, and other skin ailments, it is highly recommended to those with sensitive skin, problem skin and other irritations that require vitamin rich oil. Viscosity: Typical but slightly thicker than most Carrier Oils. Avocado oil is a rich oil that may be diluted with other carrier oils to work its consistency Absorption: Leaves a sticky, waxy feel if applied topically to large areas of skin. Cautions: When temperature drops it can become cloudy, when warmed it will return to normal color. Plant / Oil

Description: Avocado trees are self pollinating; they are cultivated throughout the world in warmer climates. The tree produces green skinned pear shaped fruit that ripens after harvesting. Storage: Keep in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight.