Certified Organics: This Certified Organic Oil is QAI Certified. The National Organic Program develops, implements, and administers national production, handling, and labeling standards for organic agricultural products. The QAI also accredits the certifying agents (foreign and domestic) who inspect organic production and handling operations to certify that they meet USDA standards.
Botanical Name: Argania spinosa
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Unrefined
Obtained From: Seeds
Description: Grown in North Africa and mainly in Morocco, the Argan tree grows wild in semi-desert soil, and is extremely well adapted to drought. Argan Oil is produced from the seeds of this plant, and it is considered to be one of the rarest oils in the world due to the small and very specific areas in which it is grown.
Color: Pale yellow to golden yellow liquid.
Aromatic Description: Argan Carrier oil has a strong earthy scent that is quite characteristic of this oil when it is raw and unrefined.
Common Uses: Organic Argan Oil is rich in antioxidants and omega 6 fatty acids, and it is believed to contain saponins and twice as much vitamin E as Olive Oil. This oil supports the hydration of the skin and helps to soften it, thereby minimizing the appearance of fine lines. It can also be used used to improve the texture of acne-prone skin, helping it to maintain a youthful, glowing appearance. Organic Argan Oil can be used to manufacture soaps, creams, facial products, hair care products, and as an ingredient in creams for mature skin and even aftershave lotions for men.
Consistency: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Absorption: Absorbs into skin at average speed, leaving a slight oily feeling on the skin.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of up to 2 years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended. Please refer to the Certificate of Analysis for current Best Before Date.
Cautions: None Known.
Storage: It is recommended that cold-pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool, dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using.