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Sweet Almond (Prunus dulcis) Virgin Plant Oil

Sweet Almond (Prunus dulcis) Virgin Plant Oil

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Plant description

Latin Name : Prunus amygdalus, Prunus dulcis
English Name : Sweet almond
French Name : Amande douce
Family : Rosaceae
Origin : Italy, Spain, USA, China, India, Poland

History and Origin

Originally from Asia, where it has been cultivated since immemorial times, it is today present all around the Mediterranean Sea.

Aromatherapy Data Sheet

Used Part : Nuts
Extraction :

Cold pressing organic almonds

Main Components : Oleic Acid 68 %, Linoleic Acid 25 %, Palmitic Acid 6 %, Stearic Acid 2 %, Vitamins A, D and E. Other active components : phytosterols (b-sitosterol, campesterol, stigmasterol), triacylglycerides and triterpenic alcohol (a and b-amyrine)
Oil Characteristics : Transparent liquid with a pale yellow color.
Saponification index : 189-196 



In cosmetics, it is used for massage, external itching, chapped skin and pruritus. Softening, emollient and fortifying, it activates the healing of dermatosis, first-degree burns and inflammations. It also helps against dandruff and to prevent stretch marks, but only if applied in the morning and at night on a regular basis. Sweet almond oil is also recommended for baby care as well as for sensitive or very dry skins, as a tonic.

Documentation and References

CLERGEAUD, Chantal et Lionel, LES HUILES VÉGÉTALES: HUILES DE SANTÉ ET DE BEAUTÉ, Éditions atlantica douce alternative