Avocado Refined Carrier Oil (Mexico)
Botanical Name: Persea americana
INCI Name: Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
Description: Avocado Oil is a Carrier Oil that contains no solvents, chemicals, or preservatives. It contains a variety of nutrients including Vitamins A, B1, B2, D, E, and Beta carotene. Avocado Oil is a monounsaturated oil best suited for dry skin conditions in topical applications.
- Oleic Acid C18:1 63.86%
- Palmitic Acid C16:0 13.86%
- Linoleic Acid C18:2 (Omega-6) 12.43%
- Palmitoleic Acid C16:1 (Omega-7) 6.86%
- Stearic Acid C18:0 0.83%
- Linolenic Acid C18:3 (Omega-3) 0.79%
- Margaric Acid C17:0 0.10%
Extraction Process: Cold Pressed and Refined
Part of Plant: Flesh of the Avocado
Aromatic Profile: Avocado Oil has very little scent characteristic of most Carrier Oils.
Color: Ranges from a pale yellow to golden yellow liquid.
Consistency: Carrier Oil consistency.
Absorption: Avocado Oil absorbs at average speed into skin.
Avocado Oil Uses: Avocado Refined Carrier Oil (Mexico) is a stable, emollient, and highly penetrating oil Carrier Oil. The natural vitamin content of Avocado Oil, namely, vitamin A and E assists in natural collagen production; and this leads to improved skin tone and texture. Together with potassium and sterolins, these nutrients encourage epidermal cell turnover, making the oil ideal for anti-aging products, dry skin formulations and as a treatment for damaged skin cells (burns, scars) and a range of skin conditions that include eczema and psoriasis. Avocado Oil is rich in unsaturated essential fatty acids and is a natural choice for hydrating skin and hair care formulations.
Our Avocado Oil is an ideal Carrier Oil for use in lightly colored and white formulations.
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g oil): 185 - 230
SAP Multiplier for NaOH: 0.148
SAP Multiplier for KOH: 0.186
Shelf Life: Avocado 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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