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Apricot Kernel Oil

Why Apricot?

The fruit itself is incredibly delicious, but the true benefits come from the oil produced from the kernels (seeds). It’s full of antioxidants properties protect against free radicals (which cause damage and age to the skin) and promotes skin cell regeneration. Therefor it’s great for sensitive, sunspots, dry skin which helps with rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, and all types of skin irritation. Some of the vitamins including A, C, E, and K. This oil is truly one of the holy grails of skincare. Also, anti-aging, anti-cancer, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-furuncle, anti-septic, anti-bacterial, anti-microbial and wound-healing properties. Which make it the perfect oil for skincare of its light weight, odorless, nongreasy, and fast absorbent that help remove dead skin cells.

How to use: You can apply directly on you face and body, then leave the oil on your hands do not wipe off, and rub your nails and cuticle, finally extra oil rub into your hair and scalp. 

Here are some of the benefits of using apricot oil in your daily routine:

  • Brightening: Apricot oil is naturally high in Vitamin E, which boosts the skin’s radiance and its ability to retain elasticity.
  • Moisturizing: Revitalizing emollient, Apricot oil is filled with Vitamin A, which helps make the skin soft and smooth.
  • Strengthening: This oil is naturally high in linoleic acid that strengthens the skin’s barrier. 
  • Softening: Our skin easily absorbs apricot oil because it so closely resembles our own naturally produced oils.
  • Treating acne: This magical oil has anti-inflammatory effects that can help with the treatment of acne.

Beyond the skincare benefits, apricot oil works wonders for other parts of the body including:

  • Gut health (Great digestive fiber, to reduce constipation, bloating, cramping and diarrhea.
  • Bone strength (Minerals like calcium, phosphorous, manganese, iron, and copper play huge role in bone growth and formation)
  • Protects Liver (Breaking down fats, help promote liver regeneration)
  • Heart health (Reduce blood pressure, stress, and risk of heart disease)
  • Nail care (Nourishes softens cuticle and strengthens weak brittle nails)
  • Hair care (Stimulate the growth, thickness, strength, and fights dandruff)
  • Eye health (Vitamin A is apricot act as eye booster and helps dry eye lenses)
  • Respiratory care (Known to cut mucus and phlegm deposition in the respiratory tract.)

It’s full of antioxidants and vitamins including:

  • Vitamins: A, C, E, and K
  • Minerals: (Retinol acetate), B1 (Thiamine), B2 (Riboflavin), B3 (Nicotinamide), B6 (Pyridoxine), B12 (Cyanocobalamin), B-15, (Calcium Pangamate) B17 (Amygdaline), C (Ascorbic Acid), D3 (Cholecarciterol), E (Tocopherol Acetate). Vitamins: Foliates, Niacin, Pantothenic acid, Pryridoxine, Riboflavin, Thiamin, Beta-carotene, Potassium, Lutein, Zeaxathin, Lycopenem Zinc, Calcium, Copper, Iron Phosphorus, Manganese, Magnesium
  • Acids: Polyunsaturated omega-6 and 3’s, fatty acids (linoleic acid), omega 9 fatty acids, oleic acid and in vitamins (Retinol acetate) Saliclic, p-coumaric acids, caffeic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, Citric, Malic, Oleic, Quinic, Succinic, and ascorbic, Phenolics, Chlorogenic, Gallic, Ferulic, Caffeic, Amino, 4-aminobenzoic, Epicatechin, Protocatechuic and pangamic acid
  • Compounds: Flavonols: Quercetin, Glycoside ruin, Resveratrol, and Vanillin

Note: For skin use only, don't recommend consuming the oil, or the seeds, as too much of it can compound to high levels of cyanide, that can be poison. See the CDC website for more information visit: https://www.cdc.gov/chemicalemergencies/factsheets/cyanide.html#:~:text=Cyanide%20is%20a%20rapidly%20acting,or%20potassium%20cyanide%20(KCN).

Caution: When using essential oil, it's important to dilute it properly before applying to the skin and to perform a patch test to check for any potential allergic reactions. Additionally, pregnant women and individuals with certain health conditions should consult with a healthcare professional before using essential oils. Ensure that you are using high-quality, pure essential oils and be aware of individual sensitivities or allergies. If you have specific health concerns, consult with a healthcare professional before incorporating essential oils into your routine. Nearly all highly concentrated essential oils are flammable, so we suggest using them safely and keeping them away from flames and sparks. When you aren't using your essential oils, keep them stored and sealed in their original bottle and be careful of any leaks or spills.

Disclaimer: The information provided is general and should not be taken as medical advice. Neither Dzirun nor associated business entities guarantee the accuracy of the information. Please consult your doctor, especially if being used during pregnancy, before using this product. You are also encouraged to test the product to ensure that it meets your needs, before use.

The FDA has not evaluated the statements on this website. No claims are made by Dzirun as to the medicinal value of any products from Dzirun The information presented here is for educating our customers about the traditional uses of essential oils and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. You are responsible for understanding the safe application of these products. If you have any questions, please call or email us for further information.