Oil Summary: Organic Avocado Oil is known to delay aging as it is rich in essential fatty acids. Avocado oil easily penetrates skin, acts as sunscreen and helps in cell regeneration. It’s extracted after being pressed from the fruit of the avocado, the oil is fully refined giving it a clear yellowish green appearance. The refining process also removes most of the odor and taste, making it a relatively bland finished product. Avocado oil is widely used in food, nutritional supplement and cosmetic applications. Organic Avocado Oil’s antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds have been shown to be effective in treating and preventing acne. You can apply a few drops of avocado oil on the face, then wash it off with warm water. This will leave your skin hydrated, and since it doesn’t clog the skin pores, it may reduce the risk of acne breakouts. Avocado oil can be helpful in your anti-aging routine. Research shows that eating foods that are rich in fatty acids not only hydrates the skin, but it also helps support your skin’s structure. Hence, reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. With this in mind, using avocado oil would be ideal for you to reduce the aging signs.
Botanical Name: Persea Gratissima
Plant Origin: Kenya
Processing Method: Expeller pressed and unrefined
Plant Part: Fruit
Odor and Color: Clear yellowish green
Contraindications : Avocado oil is known to interact with anticoagulant drugs, thus decreasing their effectiveness, consequently increasing blood clotting risk. Therefore, people using this type of medication or any other should avoid using this oil unless they are under their doctors’ strict supervision. Pregnant and nursing women can safely use avocado oil on their skin. However, they should ensure they are using pure avocado oil (no additives). This is because some of the additives or preservatives used are of low quality. As a result, they can cause skin irritation and harm the baby. Avocado oil can be safely used on your dog’s skin as it helps heal damaged skin, soothes itchy skin, and relieves dryness. However, the dog should not ingest avocado skin, pits, or leaves.