|Common Names |
|Apricot Oil |
|Botanical Name |
|Prunus armeniaca |
How to Use|
Side Effects |
Plant & Garden|
Apricot is similar to almond oil,
only a bit thicker and richer. Apricot oil makes an excellent choice for moisturizing
devitalized, wrinkled skin;
apricot oil is known for its ability to penetrate the skin without leaving
an oily feel. Some users report good results for acne prone
skin when used as a nighttime moisturizing treatment. This oil is rich in vitamins
and fatty acids such as GLA. Use apricot oil as a base
carrier oil for aromatherapy essential oil blends, as a stand alone facial
treatment, or incorporated skin care creams and lotions.
Preparation Methods & Dosage :Apricot oil is used in aromatherapy as a carrier oil, or can be used alone in facial and skin care.
Apricot Side Effects:
A hardy tree, bearing stone fruit, closely related to the peach.
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