Apricot Kernel Carrier Oil (Italy)

$5.99 CAD

Carrier Oils

Apricot Kernel Carrier Oil (Italy)

Botanical NamePrunus armeniaca

INCI Name:  Prunus armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil

Description:  Apricot Kernel Oil is a Carrier Oil that contains no solvents, chemicals, or preservatives. It is obtained from the seeds (pits) of the apricot fruit.  This Carrier Oil is high in oleic and linoleic acids.

  • Palmitic Acid 4%
  • Oleic Acid 65%
  • Linoleic Acid 30%

Extraction Process:  Cold Pressed and Refined

Part of Plant:  Kernel

Aromatic Profile:  Characteristic of Carrier Oils.

Color:  Ranges from a pale yellow to golden yellow liquid.

Consistency: Carrier Oil consistency.

Absorption:  Apricot Kernel Oil absorbs easily into skin.

Apricot Kernel Oil Uses:  Apricot Kernel Carrier Oil (Italy) and Sweet Almond Oil are very similar Carrier Oils perfect for dry, irritated and sensitive skin. In aromatherapy, Apricot Kernel Oil makes a great massage oil for babies and adults. As an emollient oil, it adds a suppleness and lubricating factor to facial and body creams, lotions, balms, lip care, hair care and soaps.

Saponification Value (mg KOH/g oil):  180 - 200

SAP Multiplier for NaOH: 0.135

SAP Multiplier for KOH: 0.190

Shelf Life:  Apricot Kernel Oil has a two year shelf life with proper storage. Protect Carrier Oils from light, heat and humidity. Refrigeration after opening is recommended and will extend shelf life.

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