Almond Sweet

Essential Oil

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ALMOND SWEET ESSENTIAL OIL
PRODUCT CODE: EO\AS\0556
BOTANICAL NAME PRUNUS AMYGDALUS
DESCRIPTION CLEAR,YELLOW PALE OILY COLOURED LIQUID WITH ALMOST ODOURLESS AND CHARACTERISTIC.
SOURCE OBTAINED BY THE COLD PRESSED OF THE FRUITS.
SP.GRAVITY AT 25&degC 0.911-0.920 G/CM3
ACID VALUE 0.5 MAX.
PEROXIDE VALUE 5 MEQ O2/KG
UNSAPONIFIABLE 0.7%
FATTY ACID (%) OLEIC ACID 62.0-86.0 %
LINALIC ACID 20.0-30.0%
USES WIDELY USED IN AROMATHERAPY AS A CARRIER OIL & SKIN CARE PRODUCTS. BEST FOR BODY MASSAGE.

Description :

Tree :  The almond is a deciduous tree, growing 4–10 m (13–33 ft) in height, with a trunk of up to 30 cm (12 in) in diameter. The young twigs are green at first, becoming purplish where exposed to sunlight, then grey in their second year. The leaves are 3–5 inches long, with a serrated margin and a 2.5 cm (1 in) petiole. The flowers are white to pale pink, 3–5 cm (1–2 in) diameter with five petals, produced singly or in pairs and appearing before the leaves in early spring. Almond grows best in Mediterranean climates with warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters. The optimal temperature for their growth is between 15 and 30 °C (59 and 86 °F) and the tree buds have a chilling requirement of 300 to 600 hours below 7.2 °C (45.0 °F) to break dormancy.

Almonds begin bearing an economic crop in the third year after planting. Trees reach full bearing five to six years after planting. The fruit matures in the autumn, 7–8 months after flowering.

Drupe : The almond fruit measures 3.5–6 cm (1–2 in) long. In botanical terms, it is not a nut, but a drupe. The outer covering or exocarp, fleshy in other members of Prunus such as the plum and cherry, is instead a thick, leathery, grey-green coat (with a downy exterior), called the hull. Inside the hull is a reticulated, hard, woody shell (like the outside of a peach pit) called the endocarp. Inside the shell is the edible seed, commonly called a nut. Generally, one seed is present, but occasionally two occur.

Benefits : 

  • For Smooth, Flawless Skin
  • For Deep Cleansing Of Skin
  • To Remove Dark Circles & Tan
  • To Relieve Eczema & Psoriasis
  • To Treat Skin Rashes
  • To Reduce Fine Lines & Other Signs Of Aging
  • For Muscle Aches & Fatigue
  • To Control Hair Loss
  • For Long Shiny Hair
  • For Healthy Nails
  • For Heart Health
  • To Improve Memory & Cognition