Apricot kernel oil is obtained from the dried kernel of the apricot. This oil's properties closely resemble those of almond oil. It is a universal carrier oil used throughout the food, nutritional supplement and cosmetic industries. The appearance of our refined apricot kernel oil is a clear light yellow liquid, and it is considered to be a good lightweight base oil which is known to be rich in vitamins A and E as well as Oleic (C18:1) and Linoleic (C18:2) essential fatty acids.
Cold & Hot Process Soap. Lotions. Scrubs.
Points of Interest:
Light weight oil that is high in Vitamin A Rich, Oleic Acid and Linoleic Acid. Excellent texture that is great for all skin types. Recommended for skin that is dry, irritated or cracked. All Natural. Expeller Pressed.
Physical Form: Light Yellow Liquid
Solubility: Insoluble in Water
Short Term Storage:
Air tight container. Dark location. Cool room temperature.
Long Term Storage:
Removing air from storage container will delay oxidation and rancidity (may need to place in a smaller container). Refrigeration can extend shelf life.
Best Used By: One year from date of purchase.
Recommended use levels:
Cold & Hot Process Soaps: 10-30%
Lip Products: 2-10%
Lotions & Creams: 2.5%