AVOCADO OIL (VIRGIN)
– Persea americana
Botanical name: Persea americana
Part: Fruit pulp
Method: Cold pressed
Colour: Olive green
Viscosity: medium to high
Aroma: mildly sweet, nutty.
We all know what a wonderful food Avocado pear is, and the oil extracted from the fruit has a wide range of beneficial applications.
It is absorbed slowly, leaving a slightly waxy feel on the skin.
Avocado oil is rich in anti oxidants and nutrients that make it very effective in repairing sun damage, minor wounds and burns. It helps with most skin ailments such as eczema.
This oil contains Sterolin which will soften the skin and reduce age spots.
Used on the hair and scalp it will promote hair growth, and a hot oil treatment with this oil will leave the hair looking and feeling shiny and healthy.
A mono unsaturated fat with high levels of oleic acid (omega 9),66%, Linoleic acid (omega 6), Alpha linoleic acid (omega3).
It contains proteins, anti oxidants, vitamins A,D,E, lecithin and potassium.
Avocado oil is mostly safe to use but may cause a reaction in people who have a latex allergy.