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Sweet Almond Oil Benefits and Tips by Experts to Use it

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 Almond oil comes from the delicious tree nuts, and is commonly used as a natural ingredient in skin and hair care products due to a wide array of beneficial properties. These properties include antioxidants and vitamins. They prove helpful for hair, skin, and even heart health, stress, and pregnancy.

Sweet almond oil benefits for hair range from softening and strengthening to protecting your hair against sun damage. It helps to nurture the body, keep the heart healthy, and to relax the body and soul. It is perfect for massaging and maintaining flexible and vibrant skin. Sweet almond oil benefits for skin include removing toxins, soothing dry skin, and improving skin tone.

 

Origins of the Sweet Almond Oil

The almond tree originates in Central Asia. There are two types: sweet almonds that are intended for consumption for the food industry and for making oil. The bitter almond is not intended for consumption, but its oils can be extracted for external use.

Sweet almond oil is widely used because it has many health benefits:

  • It is rich in antioxidants such as vitamin E and unsaturated fatty acids.
  • Contains mineral proteins such as potassium, iron, and calcium.

In ancient times, folk medicine used almonds to treat abdominal pain and intestinal worm, to increase milk for breastfeeding, to provide relief for skin problems, and even for sexual arousal.

 

Sweet Almond Oil Uses and Benefits

Almond oil has been used foraging, toiletries, and cosmetics for centuries. Even today, it’s well suited to a variety of uses:

  • It is gentle, on-sensitive therefore the market uses it for baby products.
  • Strengthens hair and provides a shiny look.  We suggest that you apply a tablespoon of almond oil after washing your hair.
  • Almond Oil penetrates the skin and removes the dirt and debris from the pores, making it perfect for oil cleanses.
  • Use Almond Oil to nourish the skin and restore flexibility. It soothes wrinkles and scars.

Natural cosmetics with sweet almond oil

  • It cleans the facial skin and helps to remove makeup. You start by soaking a cotton ball in almond oil. Then you gently wipe the face. It is best to leave the oil on the face for a few minutes and gently wipe the face with a piece of clean cotton after a few minutes.
  • It helps to reduce dark circles under the eyes. Dip the cotton ball in the almond oil and apply it under your eyes. Let it dry naturally.
  • Moisturizes skin with UV protection. Simply apply as any skin oil and let dry. While it does provide a level of UV protection, it is no substitute for sunscreen. For All Natural sunscreen with SPF50 and almond oil try perfect sunscreen cream.
  • Reduces the appearance of stretch marks
  • Softens and strengthens hair strands while providing UV filters, preserving color intensity.

Almond oil for Massage

In “Lavender Natural Cosmetics” we know that Almond Oil is one of the best oils for massage. One of its benefits is muscle relaxation. It is used as a carrier oil for aromatic oils. It doesn’t irritate the skin. You can warm up the almond oil for a soothing and rejuvenating massage experience.

It’s not just the body. A face massage with almond oil provides all of the benefits the properties allow while rejuvenating the face by relaxing facial muscles.

 

Possible Side Effects

Almond oil is edible and safe for skin and hair for many people, including sensitive people. We use in our products almond oil by extraction so even if you have allergy to nut you will usually can use our products with almond oil. But you can check with your doctor or apply small amount in the first use to be sure.

 

Almonds in your Diet

Are you familiar with the theory of the shape of food and body organ? Almond oil contains omega-6 fatty acids.  Oleic acid helps lower blood pressure, LDL cholesterol, and the risk of heart disease.  It is healthy to eat raw unsalted almonds. You should add a spoon of almonds to your salad on a daily basis.

 

Pregnancy Benefits

Every pregnant woman should massage the perineum starting from week 34 with gentle Almond Oil. Massage helps soften the tissues your baby stretches during vaginal delivery. Daily massage with almond oil can prevent bruising, tearing, or episiotomy. The massage will also prepare the mother emotionally for birth.

 

Sweet Almond Oil is an All-Natural Solution to Everything

Whether you’re using it to promote health in your diet, a relaxing massage to soothe your muscles, or indulging in a beauty treatment, almond oil is the perfect ingredient for you. From the effects of sweet almond oil on skin and hair to the nutritive benefits when ingested in cooking, it’s fit to promote beauty and health from the inside out.

About ido mashall

Ido Mashall, BA in biology, B. Sc – Chemical Engineering, M. Sc. – Material Engineering (Technion), and a RCHhom- classical homeopath practitioner. Ido have more than 25 years experience in many industrial and chemical application and development. From 2007 ido is working and expertise in Natural Cosmetic development and manufacturing, Safety of cosmetic products and more.

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