Apricot Kernel Carrier Oil
Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Colorless to light Yellow with Bland Odor|
|:||Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils|
|:||0.910 to 0.923 @ 20°C|
|:||1.469 “ 1.475 @ 20°C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Apricot kernel oil is extracted from soft fleshy center of apricot skin, this oil is an excellent mosituriser and carrier base for various essential oils. The high content of the Oliec acid gives apricot greater affinity with skin compared with other oils.
CONSTITUENTS:Oleic- 64.2% Palmitic- 5.0% Linoleic- 28.3% Linolenic- 0.2% Stearic- 1.0%
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma:Apricot Kernel Carrier Oil has very little scent characteristic of most carrier oils.
BLENDS WITH:Blends with most of the essential oils including Clove Bud essential oil, Frankincense essential oil, Sweet Orange essential, etc.
COMMON NAMES:Amygdalin, Amygdaloside, Apricot Almonds
USES:Apricot carrier oil is ideal for incorporation into skin care products, it is particularly rich in both linoleic acid and oleic acid. A wonderful alternative to Sweet Almond & Grapeseed for massage and has some very beneficial skin benefits.