Apricot Oil


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Apricot Oil provides the ideal moisturizing experience for dry to mature skin types. This sweet smelling carrier oil offers quick absorption to the skin without leaving a sticky or oily residue and contains ample amounts of Vitamin A to support the integumentary system.  

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Description

Dilute your favorite essential oil with Apricot Oil to make a beautiful custom blend or use it as the base for a custom massage oil. Creates an ideal moisturizing experience for dry to mature skin.

 

Botanical Name: Prunus armenica
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed/Refined
Country of Origin: USA
Color: Light golden yellow
Scent: Sweet nutty aroma
Consistency: Medium
Absorption: Quick absorption. Leaving the skin with a silky smooth texture.
Shelf Life: 1-2 years. Keep in a cool dark place to prolong shelf life.

Recipes

Hydrating Liquid Body Soap

  • ½  cup castile soap

  • ¼ cup  Apricot Oil

  • ¼  cup raw honey

  • 30-60 drops of essential oils (based on scent preference)



Add all ingredients in a bowl and mix until thoroughly combined. Pour into a squeeze-top or pump-top container. Shake before use.

For an invigorating body wash consider Peppermint, Orange and Grapefruit.

For a calming body wash consider Lavender, Blend of Vanilla or Sandalwood


Dilution Tips

We always recommend diluting essential oils with a carrier oil like Apricot Oil when applied topically on the skin.  Benefits of safe dilution include:

  • Increased absorption into the skin

Essential oils are highly volatile substances.  If applied directly to the skin, a portion of the oil will not be absorbed due to evaporation.  Carrier oils prevent essential oils from evaporating while on the skin, which maximizes absorption time.

  • Prevention of skin irritation or sensitivity to the Essential Oil

Depending on your skin sensitivity, you may experience skin irritation when applying essential oils topically.  Proper dilution reduces the likelihood of skin irritation when an oil is used topically.  Continued use of an essential oil that has not been diluted properly can lead to a developed sensitivity to the oil.  Even if an oil is not causing a reaction when applied undiluted, irreversible damage may occur through repeated exposure.

  • Maximizes the effectiveness of the Essential Oil

Essential oils are so pure and potent, they are intended to be diluted.  Contrary to popular belief, using an oil undiluted does not necessarily mean you will receive better results.  Unless you are using an undiluted oil under the supervision of a trained professional, you will receive maximum benefits from an oil if it is diluted appropriately.  You will also get more applications out of one bottle if you dilute the essential oil when applying topically.


To learn more about proper dilution, please click here.

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