Changyuan Apricot kernel oil is made from sweet apricot kernels with cold-press processing step which allowed their natural vitamin B15 and vitamin B17 content to be retained. Apricot kernel is suitable for both internal and external use.
apricot seed oil is high in many nutrients, including vitamin B17, oleic and lineolic fatty acids, and vitamins A, C, and E. It’s also high in antioxidants. Now It is a universal carrier oil used throughout the food, nutritional supplement and cosmetic industries.
Cosmetically, Apricot Kernel Oil is known to be an effective emollient as it is easily absorbed into the skin. The oil is known to help counteract and soothe skin conditions including itching, dryness and inflammation.
The soaping industry knows Apricot Kernel Oil to condition and provide stable lather to soap formulas.Traditionally, this oil has been used in massage therapy to soften the skin.
As a result of its higher concentration of essential fatty acids, bulk Apricot Kernel Oil is relatively stable therefore used in the food industry for dressings and other culinary applications.
3.Apricot kernel oil specification
|Color||pale yellow to golden yellow clear liquid|
|Extraction Method||Cold Pressed|
|Obtained From||Dried sweet apricot kernels / seeds|
|O dour||Deep nutty flavor|
|Relative density||0.910 ~ 0.923|
|Refractive index||1.469 ~ 1.478|
|Iodine value||90 ~ 115|
|Saponification value||180 ~ 200|
|oleic acid||≥ 62%|