Botanical Name: Persea gratissima
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Refined
Obtained From: Seed
Color & Consistency: Green to brown liquid
Product Description: The avocado is a tree that is native to South Central Mexico and is classified as a member of the Lauraceae flowering plant family. Avocado Oil is used predominantly by manufacturers (particularly great in soaps, lotions and creams) and massage therapists.
Consistency: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Absorption: Avocado Carrier Oil will leave a sticky, waxy feel if applied topically to large areas of skin.
Shelf Life: Avocado Carrier 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, but this oil may stain sheets.
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.