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The apricot tree is a fruit tree of the Rosaceae family. The plant is thought to have originated in China where it grows spontaneously. Indians first cultivated it in about 3000 BC. Its scientific name Prunus armeniaca (Armenian plum) derives from the region where Alexander the Great first found it, Armenia. From here, it was later introduced in Italy by the Romans during the 1st century BC and then spread by the Arabs across the Mediterranean area. Its name derives from the Arab word al-barqūq.
The oil is extracted from the cold pressed kernel of the apricot fruits. The oil is packed with Vitamin E and Omega-9, which are the principal responsible for its powerful moisturizing, nourishing and rejuvenating effects on the epidermis. Apricot oil will make your skin supple and more elastic.
Because of its powerful protective effect, apricot oil is especially recommended for the most sensitive skins, such as those affected by capillary fragility or persistent redness. It has a preventive action to defend your dermis against exposure to bad weather condition, pollution and irritating substances. It can be used as a gentler alternative to traditional makeup removers.
Its high concentration in Vitamin E makes Apricot Oil a powerful natural antioxidant. Its rejuvenating effects will help skin resurfacing, making it appear younger and smoother. It’s used as a popular anti-aging remedy or to treat stretch marks and skin stress.