Growth & Habitat: Indigenous to the Middle East but are also cultivated throughout Europe, Africa and North America. A small tree that grows to 3 – 7 metres with white or pink blossoms. The fruit has a light-green furry skin.
Extraction Method: Cold-pressed from the nuts.
Scent: Light marzipan aroma
Components: 65% oleic acid (omega 9), 27% linoleic acid (omega 6), 6% palmitic acid and vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and E.
Skin Care Properties and uses:
- moisturizing and nourishing
- soothes inflammation
- relieves itching due to eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis and other related skin conditions
- soothes sunburn
- provides relief for diaper rash