ARGAN OIL

ARGAN OIL

Introduction

The Argania Spinosa tree known as the Argan Tree is the "Tree of Life" in the Berber state of Morocco. This tree originated in the village of Argana and  is well-known as the healing oil - "Liquid Gold," derived from the kernels of its fruits.

Argan oil has traditionally been used to improve the health of skin, hair, and nails, both topically and orally. It contains a variety of beneficial properties and vitamins that work together to improve skin health.

Traditional uses of Argan Oil

Traditionally, Argan Oil was extracted by goats climbing the tree and eating the fruit, after which the husks of the ingested fruits passed through their digestive tracts and the clean kernel was collected from the goats' droppings. This method reduced the amount of extraction effort required. From the initial stages of fruit collection, the production process now involves modern technology that is streamlined and thus more hygienic.

Argan oil was traditionally used by Morocco's Amazigh people to reduce the appearance of blemishes and to treat rheumatic problems. Argan Oil is still a respected and desirable ingredient in a wide range of natural cosmetic and pharmaceutical products today.

The Phoenicians used Argan Oil to heal their ailments and beautify themselves as early as 1550 B.C. by applying it like skin and hair conditioners and documenting their usage methods.
Leo Africanus during his travels across Morocco in 1510, discovered Argan Oil and the exclusive and exotic oil was introduced to Europe, where it was only affordable for the wealthy.
The Berber women's legendary reputation for exotic beauty endures today as well,  they too used ‘Liquid Gold’ in their cosmetics.

Scientists have studied the properties of Argan Carrier Oil over the last few decades and discovered that it is rich in components such as antioxidants, which contribute to the appearance of healthy, rejuvenated skin, hair, and nails.

It is especially popular among those who prefer natural products over those containing synthetic chemicals.

 

Benefits & Uses today

With its high fatty acid and antioxidant content, Argan Carrier Oil improves the appearance and texture of skin and hair, easily hydrating, conditioning, and softening both without leaving a greasy residue.

  • Increases elasticity of skin hence leaves skin looking firmer, smoother and softer
  • Reduces the appearance of wrinkles
  • Sooths inflammation and irritation
  • Reduces the appearance of scars
  • Balances skin’s natural moisture and oil production
  • Reduces blemishes and stretch marks
  • Reduces fizzy hair, adds shine and smoothness
  • Sooths sun exposed areas
  • Balances pH and melanin levels hence protects from sun damage
  • Helps in joint and muscle pains

Precautions

Always do a patch test on a small part of the body. Wait for sometime, if there is any kind of discomfort do not use.

Do not ingest.

Pregnant women consult doctor before usage.

Keep away from children and pets

 

Let the oil love you!

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