Botanical Name: Persea americana
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Refined
Obtained From: Fruit Pulp
Description: Avocado Carrier Oil contains Vitamins A, B1, B2, D, E, and Beta carotene. It is classified as a monounsaturated oil and is best suited for dry skin conditions in topical applications.
Color: Pale yellow to golden yellow liquid.
Aromatic Description: Avocado Carrier Oil 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. It is used predominantly by manufacturers (particularly great in soaps, lotions and creams) and massage therapists.
Consistency: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Absorption: Avocado Carrier Oil will leave a sticky, waxy feel if applied topically to large areas of skin.
Shelf Life: Avocado Carrier Oil is slow to go rancid; users can expect a shelf life of 2 years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.
Cautions: None known, but this oil may stain sheets.