At US Organic, we only use Premium Quality 100% USDA Certified Organic ingredients as a way to thank mother nature for the great gifts offered to us. US Organic's Apricot Kernel Oil contains only One ingredient, 100% pure and never diluted.
(Q) What is Apricot Kernel Oil/B>
Apricot Kernel Oil, also referred to by the botanical name Prunus armeniaca, is cold-pressed extracted from the kernel of the apricot. This natural oil is light-colored and fragrant, imparting a somewhat nutty aroma. Apricot kernel oil is a popular ingredient used through the cosmetic industry as it is lightweight and rich in Vitamin A and E as well as Oleic (C18:1) and Linoleic (C18:2) essential fatty acids. Apricot oil is known to be an effective emollient as it is easily absorbed into the skin and helps promote skin softness and elasticity. It is used to formulate a variety of bath and body products to condition and provide stable lather to soap formulas. Traditionally this oil has been used in massage therapy to soften the skin.
(Q) Can I use this oil on my lip balm, face cream, DIY projects or etc
(Q) How this oil extracted/B>
(A) Cold Pressed.
(Q) Is this oil Therapeutic grade, medicinal grade or aromatherapy grade/B>
(A) There is no organization that regulates therapeutic quality. That terms are only for marketing purposes. Actually, NAHA disallows membership to those companies that use these terms.
(Q) Can I ingest/B>
(A) Do not ingest unless under the guidance of a qualified health care practitioner who has received the necessary training in this very specialized mode of administration.Features:
Well known as an effective emollient as it is easily absorbed into the skin and helps promote skin softness and elasticity | Light and gentle enough to use on babies & children and well suited to use on all skin types | Rich in essential fatty acids(oleic and linoleic acid), vitamin A & E so it promotes healthy skin and hair as it contains excellent rehydrating properties. Good source of treatment for scalp, helps reduce wrinkles and many more benefits. Also improves hair growth. | No Fillers, No Dilutions, No Paraben, No Alcohol, No Fragrance, No Additives or Chemicals. Cruelty Free Product, Not Tested on Animals- Leaping Bunny Program Certified | Manufactured in US Organic's own FDA-registered, GMP-certified and USDA certified facility where meets or exceed all municipal and government standards.UPC