Avocado Organic Carrier Oil - Virgin (8 fl. oz.)
Avocado Oil, having the botanical name Persea gratissima, is expeller pressed from the flesh of the fruit of the avocado tree. An avocado fruit, commonly referred to as an avocado pear or alligator pear, is unique in that it contains a single seed. Once the oil is pressed from the fruit, it goes through a refining process to result in a bland material in terms of aroma and flavor profile. The appearance of refined avocado oil can vary depending on the raw material from light yellow to a green to brown color. Avocado oil has been increasing in popularity and has become quite the versatile ingredient with applications ranging from food and beverage manufacturing, to cooking, and personal care and cosmetic formulations due to its beneficial impact known for the skin and hair. This oil is known to be rich in vitamin E and the essential fatty acid Oleic Acid (C18:1). Virgin organic avocado oil is widely used in food, nutritional supplement and cosmetic applications.
Botanical Name: Persea gratissima
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Plant Part: Fruit Pulp
Description: Avocado Carrier Oil contains Vitamins A, B1, B2, D, E, and Beta carotene. It is classified as monounsaturated oil and is used for topical skin application.
Color: Green to brown liquid
Aromatic Description: Avocado Oil has a medium to heavy scent
Common Uses: Avocado Oil absorbs slowly and leaves a sheen on the skin. It is typically added to other carrier oils to enrich their protein and vitamin content. It is mainly used by manufacturers for soaps, lotions and creams.
Consistency: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of up to 2 years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended. Please refer to the Certificate of Analysis for current Best Before Date.
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.
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.