Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Description: Avocado contains Vitamins A, B1, B2, D, E, and Beta carotene. It is classified as a monosaturated oil. It is best suited for dry skin conditions in topical applications.
Color: Yellow/Green to Green/Brown depending upon the Lot. Avocado may go cloudy in low temperatures but will return to normal.
Aromatic Description: Avocado has very little scent characteristic of most carrier oils
Common Uses: Small amounts of Avocado Oil is typically added to other carrier oils in order to enrich protein and vitamin content.
Consistency: Typical but slightly thicker than most Carrier Oils.
Absorption: Avocado will leave a sticky, waxy feel if applied topically to large areas of skin
Shelf life: Avocado oil is slow to go rancid; users can expect a shelf life of 9 Months to well over 1 Year with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.
Certification: Australian Certified Organic
The avocado is an unusual fruit. Unlike most fruits, it’s rich in healthy fats and is often used to produce oil. While avocado oil is not as well known as olive oil, it’s just as delicious taken internally and beneficial topically.
Avocado oil also has numerous benefits, largely related to its content of antioxidants and healthy fats. It is known to improve skin and enhance wound healing. The fatty acids in avocado oil appear to be beneficial for your skin. Particularly inflammatory conditions like psoriasis. It is a fabulous antioxidant and therefore neutralises free radicals. Antioxidants fight cellular damage caused by free radicals, which are waste products of metabolism. High levels of them can lead to oxidative stress. By giving electrons to free radicals, antioxidants can neutralize them, preventing them from causing harm. Many types of free radicals exist, but oxygen-derived radicals, known as reactive oxygen species (ROS), are the most concerning. Mitochondria, the cell organs that produce energy, are major sources of ROS. Avocado oil can protect against the harmful effects of free radicals by entering the mitochondria. Once there, it’s able to neutralize free radicals and prevent them from damaging this important cell organ.