Almond Oil (Sweet) Information
Almond Oil (Sweet) (Prunus amygdalus var. dulcis)is a great vegetable oil and is one of the most used carrier oils in aromatherapy massage.It has a fine texture, helps to leave the skin soft and satiny smooth, while being non-greasy and easily absorbed.
Almond Oil is a favorite for massage in Aromatherapy. This is understandable, since it has a fine texture, is easily absorbed and helps to leave the skin soft and satiny smooth. What’s also great is that it doesn’t leave a greasy feeling on the skin. It helps the skin to balance its loss and absorption of moisture.
This oil is obtained from the dried kernels of the almond tree.
Almond Oil is suitable for all skin types, helps relieve irritation, inflammation and itching. It does not absorb very quickly into the skin, making it a good massage medium and carrier for essential oils when performing an aromatherapy massage.
It has a rich concentration of oleic and linoleic essential fatty acids. Dilute 10% wheatgerm oil into your Almond Oil (Sweet) to give it a longer shelf life.
- has a fine texture and is almost odorless, light in texture and is easily absorbed by the skin.
- In reality jojoba oil is not an oil but a liquid wax, and is pronounced “ho-ho-ba” and became important in the 1970s when whaling was banned, since it has almost the same properties as the oil obtained from the sperm whale.
- is a fine textured carrier oil, easily absorbed by the skin without leaving it feeling oily and is high in poly-unsaturated fatty acids, that is specifically beneficial when doing facial massage.