Color: pale amber
Contains: high amounts of vitamins A, B1, B2, D and E; antioxidants, amino acids, pantothenic acid, lecithin, essential fatty acids and trace minerals
Uses: is excellent for treating dry skin and wrinkles, it is cooling and anti-inflammatory and penetrates well into the skin.
Base Oil: use as a 15% additives to a more fluid oil such as grapeseed or sweet almond oil.
Persea americana, Persea gratissima Avocado oil nourishes and restores dry, dehydrated, and mature skin. It is a rich, heavy oil that is best blended with other carrier oils. Skin problems, especially eczema and psoriasis, respond to its high content of vitamins A and E. Avocado oil is added to carrier oils, in a 10%-20% dilution, as an aid to skin moisturizing. This is a highly therapeutic oil which is rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, vitamins D and E, protein, pantothenic acid, and fatty acids. May be used as a massage oil at approximately 10% dilution. It’s a nice oil to use in soap because it has a high percentage of unsaponifiables. Should be kept in a cool place or refrigerated; has an excellent shelf life. SAP value: 187.5. INCI: Persea gratissima (avocado) oil.