Apricot Prunus armeniaca

Prunus armeniaca
  • Common Names
  • Apricot Oil
  • Botanical Name
  • Prunus armeniaca
  • Family

Medicinal Uses & Benefits of Apricot Oil

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How to Use: Apricot

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:

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Plant Description

A hardy tree, bearing stone fruit, closely related to the peach.