Avocado - Carrier Oil

Persea americana

The majority of Avocado Oil is cold pressed from the soft green flesh of sun-kissed Avocados (Persea americana) from Mexico, yielding a thick, luscious emerald-green oil with a mild, nutty aroma. The impressive nutritional profile of Avocado Oil makes it an ideal ingredient for inclusion in skin care recipes as well as hair care formulations.

Highly prized for its fantastic skin regeneration properties, Avocado Oil balanced ratio of the fatty acids, Omega-6 and Omega-9, giving this oil an easy to absorb texture. Avocado Oil is known to deeply penetrate the skin without leaving a greasy feeling, so it makes an excellent moisturizer that deeply nourishes and softens skin well below the surface. With the combined efforts of antioxidants and Vitamin E, Avocado Oil a natural anti-aging remedy, scavenging free radicals caused by oxidative stress when the skin is exposed to damaging environmental stressors.

Extraction Method - Cold Pressed
Parts Used - Fruit

Other Names - Avocado Pear, Alligator Pear

Therapeutic & Skincare

Being one of the richest sources of beneficial monounsaturated fatty acids like Oleic Acid, Avocado Oil is extremely good at hydrating and softening the skin.

It also has anti-inflammatory properties which can help soothe irritation, redness, itching, and swelling. Avocado can also help to keep nails and the surrounding skin soft, whilst reducing breakages and healing dry, brittle nails.

Avocado Oil has broad-spectrum UV-protectant properties and can be used to make your own sunscreen blend. It also has a cooling effect to soothe the symptoms of sunburned or environmentally damaged skin, and can even heal the dry, irritated, and flaky skin associated with eczema and psoriasis. Avocado Oil is perfect for soaps and exfoliants, giving them a rich texture.

Hair Care

Avocado also makes a great addition to moisturizing body and face creams, lip balms, as well as shampoos and conditioners. Persea Americana Oil can also be used to revive dullness in hair and promote a healthy shine.

Precautions & Safety Information

  • Avocado has been reported to decrease the effects of warfarin but this is usually just when taken internally

IMPORTANT NOTICE - We do not recommend that Essential Oils, Carrier Oils, or Hydrosols be taken internally unless under the supervision of a trained professional who is has qualified in clinical Aromatherapy - specifically in using these items internally. Please speak to a member of staff for more information.