Organic Argan Oil, Virgin, Deodorized

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Our Organic Virgin Argan Oil is pressed from the kernels of the Argan Tree (Argania spinosa), a tree that is native to Morocco and known to live up to 200 years. For centuries, Moroccans have used Argan Oil in skin care and within their nutritious diet.

Organic Virgin Argan Oil is gaining increasing attention by personal care manufacturers and the spa industry due to its significant content of nutritive components including essential fatty acids, Vitamin E, polyphenols, squalene and sterols.

Organic Virgin Argan Oil remains one of the most difficult oils to procure. A very labor intensive process, performed primarily by Moroccan women, is required to shell and crush premium quality argan fruits prior to pressing the oil. Organic Virgin Argan Oil is then produced by mechanically cold pressing the crushed fruits and then deodorizing the oil. It is then carefully packaged and stored to maintain the purity, freshness and beneficial properties of this remarkably nutritive, cold pressed oil.


Uses:

Organic Virgin Argan Oil possesses a remarkable ability to nourish, moisturize and protect the skin and hair. It also helps support skin elasticity. The oil is rich in Omega-6 Linoleic Acid and Omega-9 Oleic Acid and can be effective in soothing dry and problem skin types. It helps minimize the appearance of wrinkles and is recommended for inclusion in formulations for maturing skin. Its high polyphenol content makes it a strong anti-oxidant and adds to its stable shelf life.


Organic Virgin Argan Oil Properties:

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Highly Moisturizing
  • Golden Hue
  • Moderate Viscosity
  • Anti-Oxidant
  • Rich Source of Tocopherols (Vitamin E) and Squalene
  • Sterol Composition:
    • Cholesterol: 0.200% Max
    • Campesterol: 1.500% Max
    • Stigmasterol: 1.000% Max
    • Stigmasta-8,22-diene-3b-ol: 2.0-6.0%
    • Spinasterol: 34.0-44.0%
    • Schottenol: 44.0-50.0%
    • Delta 7 Avenasterol: 4.0-7.0%
  • Fatty Acid Composition:
    • Palmitic Acid: 10.0-15.0%
    • Stearic Acid: 4.3-7.2%
    • Oleic Acid: 43.0-50.0%
    • Linoleic Acid: 29.3-37.0%


Organic Virgin Argan Oil is Perfectly Suited for the Following Personal Care Applications:

  • Skin Care
  • Lip Care
  • Hair Care
  • Cosmetics
  • Aromatherapy


Recommended Usage: 1-100%

Origin: Morocco
INCI: Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed and Deodorized
Shelf Life: 2 years
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g oil): 180 - 200
SAP Multiplier for NaOH: 0.135
SAP Multiplier for KOH: 0.19


Documents: Safety Data Sheet   Specifications


Wholesale Pricing: [wholesale pricing info]
  1/2 fl oz., $10.62 $7.43 *
  1 fl oz., $13.28 $9.30 *
  2 fl oz., $20.23 $14.16 *
  4 fl oz., $30.21 $21.15 *
  8 fl oz., $50.87 $35.61 *
  16 fl oz., $83.41 $58.39 *
  32 fl oz., $148.43 $103.90 *
  64 fl oz., $230.64 $161.45 *
  1 gal., $392.61 $274.83 *
  5 gal., $1,800.30 $1,260.21 * ^

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Customer Ratings and Reviews

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Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Pammy

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Location: Wheeling, WV

Comments: Nice!


Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Nancy

Posted: Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Location: Plymouth, MA

Comments: This is a great price for the much beloved Argan Oil. This oil is one of my faves because it has a silky light consistency and it absorbs well. I mix Argan Oil with Prickly Pear Oil to create a wonderful light skin oil for all seasons. In winter I add in some Rose Hip Seed Oil. Argan Oil is also great for the hair.


Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Valerie

Posted: Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Location: Clark, NJ

Comments: I had a herbal face oil recipe I wanted to try. This worked fantastically! Very good quality!


Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Sharina

Posted: Thursday, December 26, 2013

Location: Champlin, MN



Total Number of Ratings: 21
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