Sweet Almond Oil, Organically grown
Method of Extraction: Cold pressed from edible almonds, certified organic produced, unrefined
Grown and certified organic by producer, but our facility is not certified to make the claim once we rebottle, so we say this is grown organically.
Aroma: Virtually ordorless
Color: Clear to pale yellow
Plant part: Nut
Components: Essential fatty acids, monounsaturated oleic acid, linoleic acid, vitamins including E and A
Approximate Shelf Life is about 1 year with proper storage conditions.
Shelf Life Suggestions:
Refrigeration will extend shelf life.
Oxygen is a big enemy to shelf life. Keep caps snug.
Write the date of purchase on the label in permanent marker.
Avoid contaminating the oil with fingers or pipettes inserted into the bottle. Unsterilized items such as fingers, cotton balls and pipettes that come into contact with the oils will potentially contaminate them. Pour off the quantity you will need into a smaller container or bottle and work from that.
Sweet Almond oil may support, aid, ease, soothe, reduce, calm, relax, promote and/or maintain healthy function:
Sweet Almond oil is one of the most versatile oils and may be used in soaps, lotions and skin and hair care products.
Lathering properties (soap making)
Skin: dry, itchy, moisturizing for all skin types, quick absorption, easy slip and glide for a massage, wrinkles
Parker, Susan M., Power of the Seed: Your Guide to Oils for Health ? Beauty, Process Self-reliance Series, page 109.