Plant origin, natural properties, and common uses of Sweet Almond oil Prunus amygdalus

About it...

Botanical name: Prunus amygdalus var. dulcis

Family: Rosaceae


Harvested: India - Canada

Parts used: almonds

Extraction method: cold pressed

Major components of the oil: ac. alpha-linoleic ac. oxalic ac. phenyl acetic acid, amygdalin, benzaldehyde, HCN, gamma-tocopherol, mucilage, phytosterols.


... The list of specific substances in the plant and their activities


Traditional uses:

The soothing, antiseptic, hypotensive properties of sweet almond were used in the creation of soaps, shampoos and other cosmetics. It is often used as a carrier oil to dilute other essential oils.


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