kernel oil is good for people with sensitive skin and is one of the best carrier oils for massage. It penetrates nicely into the skin and also improves the delivery of essential oils.
The Apricot plant is native to Asia. The tree grows to a height of about 35 feet, has white to pink flowers and orange-yellow fruit.
The Hunza women use the oil to maintain a nice complexion and wrinkle-free skin. Apricot Kernel is a velvety carrier oil that moisturizes and nourishes the skin upon application. In addition to vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and E, it has a higher level of vitamin B17 than any other plant in the world. Apricot Kernel also has a high percentage of oleic acid content, which makes it incredibly absorbent and supple.
Use caution when trying a new carrier oil especially if on the hair or skin. Those with nut allergies should consult their doctor before coming into contact with nut oils or butters. Do not take internally