Sweet Almond is an excellent emollient and is known for its ability to soften and re-condition the skin. It is rich in proteins and Vitamin D, and
is considered extremely nourishing – particularly when used regularly.
Massage therapists should note that it can stain sheets.
Botanical name: Prunus dulcis
Extraction method: Cold pressed
Common uses: Sweet Almond is a very popular, all purpose carrier oil. It is used by manufacturers, Aromatherapists, and massage therapists.
Consistency: Typical and characteristic of carrier oils.
Absorption: Absorbs into skin at average speed, slight oil feeling left on skin.