CARRIER & BASE OIL
Botanical Name : Persea Americana
Common Name : Avocado oil, Calavos oil
CAS # : 8024-32-6
Plant Parts Used : Seeds
Extraction Method : Cold Pressed
Color & Odor : Colorless oily thick liquid with bland odor
The tree grows to 20 m (65 ft), with alternately arranged, evergreen leaves, 12-25 cm long. The pear-shaped fruit is botanically a berry. It is a rich heavy oil, that is deeply penetrating.
It's properties include regenerative, astringent, carminative, very penetrating and a superb emollient.
Benefits & Uses :
• Avocado oil is a penetrating oil that is easily absorbed and suitable for all skin types. It is an effective skin moisturizer due to its regenerating and structuring abilities.
• It is also believed to be an effective sexual stimulant and is used to make ointments aimed at delaying old age.
• The oil is used as hair-dressing and is employed in making facial creams, hand lotions and fine soap.