Botanical Name: Persea Gratissima
Plant Part: Seed
Scent: Avocado Carrier Oil has very little scent characteristic of most carrier oils
Color: Pale yellow to golden yellow
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: 1-2 Years
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Historical Background of Avocado Oil
Originating from South Central Mexico, the American fruit “Avocado” or botanically known as “Persea Gratissima,” provides us a heart-healthy Avocado carrier oil. Along with Mexico, the fruit is also cultivated in the tropical and Mediterranean regions of the world.
We source 100% fresh and ripened fruit and obtain the oil from its seeds. This way, light-aromatic, Pale yellow to golden yellow Avocado oil is produced.
Ancient Uses of Avocado Oil
Old literature, especially religious scriptures suggest that people of Arabia were very fond of Avocado fruit. It was such an energy-boosting fruit that warriors didn’t forget to take it before going for their fighting practices. Avocado oil was also extracted in those times and was used in cooking. People who had weak eyesight or those who wanted their vision to be better consumed the fruit and its oil. Moreover, Avocado oil was also used for numerous oral conditions like bad breath, bleeding gums, and swollen gums. Avocado oil was also added in the herbal skin-care products and ointments for wound-healing as it was beneficial for both skin and infections. For glowing and moisturized skin, the oil was often directly applied to the skin.
Modern Uses of Avocado Oil
The excellent and unique nutritional value of Avocado oil has increased its popularity in today’s era. Essential oil lovers prefer Avocado oil for diluting the essential oils. Many people use the oil to maintain their heart health as 60-70% of the oil contains a monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid, oleic acid, which is proved to be heart-healthy. Moreover, as mentioned above, the oil may promote good eyesight. It contains lutein, which is found in carrots and other eye-healthy foods. Many people consume Avocado oil as it is considered an effective oil for reducing the risk of cataracts and other eye-related problems. Some research suggest that Avocado oil may provide relief to people with gum disease. People who are suffering from periodontal disease and are going to prefer the best essential oils for periodontal disease must dilute the essential oils with Avocado oil as the oil may promote oral health.
Disclaimer: These statements (and all statements herein) have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Essential Oils sold by VINEVIDA are to be used for cosmetic purposes only. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, mitigate, cure, or prevent a disease or ailment. Research citations are added merely to support the claims to a certain extent. VINEVIDA makes no representation to the comprehensiveness or accuracy of the published information. Read our DISCLAIMER for further details.
Caution: Beware of excessive use as it may lead to nausea and headaches. For topical use, always dilute the oil with a carrier oil. We do not suggest the internal use of any essential oils. Keep it out of children’s reach. It is not recommended for a pregnant woman without a proper prescription by a specialist.