Argan Oil

Pure Argan Oil (origin : Morocco) is rich in vitamin E and various essential fatty acids. It is great for a daily moisturizer, skin treatment, treating spilt ends, and softening cuticles among other things. It's gentle enough to use on all skin types and can help with skin conditions including acne. Argan Oil easily absorbs into your skin to give a youthful glow. Argan oil has amazing healing, conditioning, and antiaging properties to keep the skin and hair nourished and revitalized. A staple ingredient in most anti-aging products.

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Therapeutic Properties Very hydrating, quickly absorbs, emollient, protective properties, reduces wrinkles, dissolves excess sebum, prevent|reduces stretch marks
Botanical Family Argania spinosa
Approx. Shelf Life Up to 6 month. Store in a cool, dark, and dry area
Plant Parts Argan kernel from Moroccan Argan tree
Color Golden
Scent | Aroma Light, fatty, nutty
Uses Skincare, hair care, cosmetics, nail care
Good For Acne, scars, strengthening nails and hair
Contains Vitamin E, caratenes, phenols, squalene, tocopherols
Fatty Acids Oleic, pamitic, linoleic, linolenic, stearic
Viscosity Light - medium

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Argan Oil, also known as Moroccan Oil, is made from the kernels of the argan tree. Traditionally, it is pressed from the pits, the oil is popular because of the culinary and cosmetic uses.

Benefits of Argan Oil

Argan Oils is a very  popular oil for skin and hair in the cosmetic industry.  Argan oil has antioxidizing effects, which  make it a fantastic ingredient in various cosmetic products, specifically,  hair, skin and nails.

A more detailed look at the uses:

Facial- The oil can be applied directly to the face to  nourish and moisturize.

Wrinkles- Apply to wrinkles to help reduce the appearance of fine lines.

Inflammation- Applied to inflamed areas of the skin, it can  help reduce and heal redness and scaring.

Nails- Mix with lemon juice and apply to nails to make them  easily workable and create smooth cuticles.

Hair Care- When used in hair care, the oil kills bacteria  and creates a beautiful and healthy shine.

Scars- When applied to the skin, the oil can lighten scars  and pigmentation.

Sunburn- Apply to sunburn to reduce pain associated with  sunburn.

Massage- Use as a massage oil for the entire body.

Application of Argan oil:

-Massage into skin for moisturizing, sunburn, scars, wrinkles, age spots and healing inflamed areas of the skin.
-Rub directly into hair for shine and to kill bacteria. 
-Mix with pet shampoo to treat ticks, fleas and parasites.
-Rub onto nails to soften and smooth cuticles.
-Rub 2-3 drops in face during facials.

Safety Considerations

  • Do not take essential oils internally.
  • Do not apply to eyes, sensitive areas or mucous membranes.
  • Do not apply undiluted to skin (for directions on proper dilution refer to an aromatherapy text).
  • The information on this website is not intended to diagnose or prescribe.
  • Pregnant women, nursing mothers and children should not use essential oils without first consulting a trained healthcare practitioner.
  • The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the FDA.
  • You should not use this information for treating a health problem or disease or to make a self-diagnosis.
  • Contact your Health Care provider immediately if you suspect that you have a medical problem.

References:

Price L. Price S. Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy and Massage. Riverhead Publishing, England 2010
Battaglia, S.  The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy. The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Australia, 2005
Tisserand R. Young R.  Essential Oil Safety, second edition.  Churchhill Livingstone, UK, 2013
Sheppard-Hanger S. The Aromatherapy Practitioner Reference Manual.  Atlantic Institute of Aromatherapy, USA, 2000
Caddy R. Essential Oils in Colour.  Amberwood Publishing, UK, 2005
Lawless J. The encyclopaedia of Essential Oils.  Element Books Limited, GB, 1992
Caddy R. the Essential Blending Guide.  Amberwood Publishing, UK, 2007
Weaver W.W. Sauer’s Herbal Cures.  Routledge, UK, 2001
World Wide Web Encyclopeadia Britannica. USA, 2014
Photos attribution – istock Photos

 

Information and statements regarding Kelley products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any health condition or disease.  All information, content and product descriptions contained within this site is for reference purposes and is not intended to substitute advice given by a pharmacist, physician, or other licensed health-care professional. You should not use this information for treating a health problem or disease or to make a self-diagnosis.  Contact your Health Care provider immediately if you suspect that you have a medical problem.

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    Pure Argan Oil (origin : Morocco) is rich in vitamin E and various essential fatty acids. It is great for a daily moisturizer, skin treatment, treating spilt ends, and softening cuticles among other things. It's gentle enough to use on all skin types and can help with skin conditions including acne. Argan Oil easily absorbs into your skin to give a youthful glow. Argan oil has amazing healing, conditioning, and antiaging properties to keep the skin and hair nourished and revitalized. A staple ingredient in most anti-aging products.

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