Prunus Amugdalus Dulcis (Sweet almond) oil
Sweet Almond oil is expressed from the seeds of the almond tree Prunus dulcis. It contains 62-86% oleic acid, 20-30% linoleic acid & other valuable fatty acids, rich in beta-sitosterol, squalene & vitamin E. It is insoluble in water and hardly soluble in alcohol. Sweet almond oil is pale yellow liquid, nutty odor. It is an excellent emollient (leaves the skin soft, smooth & conditioned), good nourishing & revitalizing effect (penetrates well the skin), moisturizer & lubricant, heals injured & chapped skin. This oil is used in creams, lotions, protecting & healing creams, ointments, bath oils, makeup & sun care products, personal & baby care products.