It is also known in cosmetic use as Moroccan oil. Argan oil has a relative density at 20 °C (68 °F) ranging from 0.906 to 0.919. Argan oil contains tocopherols (vitamin E), phenols, carotenes, squalene, and fatty acids, 80% unsaturated fatty acids The main natural phenols in argan oil are caffeic acid, oleuropein, vanillic acid, tyrosol, catechol, resorcinol, (-)-epicatechin and (+)-catechin.Depending on the extraction method, argan oil may be more resistant to oxidation than olive oil Culinary uses. Culinary argan oil (argan food oil) is used for dipping bread, on couscous, salads and similar uses. Amlou, a thick brown paste with a consistency similar to peanut butter, is produced by grinding roasted almond and argan oil using stones, mixed with honey and is used locally as a bread dip. Various claims about the beneficial effects on health due to the consumption of argan oil have been made. The results of a nutritional intervention study, in which volunteers were given either argan oil or animal fats (butter) in their diet, were published in 2005.
Unroasted argan oil is traditionally used as cosmetic oil for skin and hair. In cosmetics, argan oil is advocated as moisturizing oil, against juvenile acne and flaking of the skin as well as for nourishing the hair. Externally, argan oil is used for hair as brilliantine, to fortify and. For wrinkled or scaly dry skin argan oil has become increasingly popular for cosmetic use.
The number of personal-care products on the US market with argan oil as an ingredient increased from just two in 2007 to over one hundred by 2011. The increasing popularity of argan oil has prompted the Moroccan government to plan for increased production: its aim is to increase annual production from approximately 2,500 to 4,000 ton by 2020.Our Essential/Carrier Oils are 100% natural and pure (undiluted/uncut) therapeutic grade. No fillers, additives, bases or carriers added. These high quality oils are excellent for Aromatherapy, skin and hair care. The item "Argan Oil 100% Natural Pure Undiluted Uncut Oils 10ml To 500ml" is in sale since Wednesday, March 5, 2014. This item is in the category "Health & Beauty\Natural & Alternative Remedies\Aromatherapy".
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