We all know the fruit Apricots for their soft orange exterior and their wonderfully sweet taste full of antioxidants and vitamins. How many of us know the benefits of Apricot Kernel Oil. Here at Verdant Alchemy this oil is one of our most treasured ingredients and is used in a wide array of products. While we all know the fruit, many of us don’t know much about the oil it produces, so let us teach you about its many benefits.
The apricot tree originated in Western Asia and China, but is now mainly grown in the Mediterranean, South Africa, Australia, and the United States. Apricot Kernel Oil is pressed from the kernels or the pits of the apricot fruit. Apricot Kernel Oil contains components of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and Omega 3, 6, and 9.
Benefits of Apricot Kernel Oil
There are many benefits of using Apricot Kernel Oil on the skin. It can be used for anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Vitamin A will percolate into the skin, moisturizing and rejuvenating the skin and hair. The Vitamin E in the oils helps boost the skin's ability to retain elasticity, giving you a more radiant complexion. The omega 6 and three will strengthen your skin and soften the skin making your body smooth to the touch. It cleanses pores while preventing blackheads and stimulating skin regeneration, and it can even protect the skin from UV radiation.
Now that you know all this oil has to offer, we want to introduce you to our Apricot Kernel Oil-filled products in the best bath oils, guaranteed to nourish and soothe your skin.
Retreat Bath and Shower Oil
Hop in the shower or sink into the tub and ignite your senses with the Retreat Bath and Shower Oil. Bathing with oil allows the ingredients to penetrate your skin and rejuvenate your body for a lasting glow on both the inside and out. Our blend of apricot kernel oil, lavender, ylang-ylang, and cedarwood is full of Omega 9 fatty acids, Vitamin K and E and powerful aromas that will leave your skin moisturised and hydrated while calming your mind and soothing your joints.
Drift Off Bath and Shower Oil
Let yourself indulge in a luxurious self-care routine with our soothing Drift Off Bath and Shower Oil
. Oil mixed with water has a powerful ability to penetrate the skin, leaving it hydrated and smooth, allowing the natural oils to work their magic on your body. Our blend of Apricot kernel oil, lavender cedarwood, patchouli, mandarin, and vetiver complement each other to lock in moisture and nourish your body. After a stressful day this oil will ease tension and send you into a state of serenity before a long night’s sleep.
Breathe In Bath and Shower Oil
Our Breath In Bath Oil
is a natural well-being booster with a mix of antioxidants, vitamin C and anti-microbial properties that will relax and rejuvenate the body. Allow yourself to decompress in luxury with our immunity-boosting blend of apricot kernel oil, eucalyptus, lemon, cedarwood, bergamot, and thyme that will renew your body and mind. With notes of eucalyptus, citrus, and herbs, this is a wonderful oil for when you are under the weather and need a pick me up.