Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Refined
Obtained From: Kernel
Color & Consistency: Clear light yellow liquid
Product Description: Apricot trees are similar in appearance to peach trees. They can grow to 30 m but are generally smaller in orchards. The fleshy fruit encloses a hard nut surrounding a droplet-shaped, reddish-brown seed or pit. Apricot Kernel Carrier Oil is a very popular oil and is well suited for skin care products as it is mild and readily absorbed into the skin.
Consistency: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Absorption: Absorbs easily into the skin.
Shelf Life: Apricot Oil is slow to go rancid; users can expect a shelf life of 2 years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.
Cautions: None Known.
Storage: It is recommended that cold-pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using.