Almond Sweet (also called Sweet Almond) is an excellent emollient and is known for its ability to soften and re-condition the skin. It is rich in proteins and Vitamin D and is considered extremely nourishing - particularly when used regularly. Contains Olein Glyceride Linoleic Acid. It can be expected to soothe dry skin and irritated areas. Massage therapists should note that it can stain sheets.
Botanical Name: Prunis Amygdalus dulcis.
Common uses: Sweet Almond is very popular, all-purpose carrier oil. It is used by manufacturers, aromatherapists, and massage therapists.
Shelf life: Sweet Almond is slow to become rancid; users can expect 6 Months to 1 Year with proper storage (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.