ARGAN Argania spinosa
Organic Argan Oil-Virgin is extracted from the nut of the Argan Tree.
It is a rare oil that is unrefined and carries a light yellowish clear appearance with a mild characteristic taste and odor.
Organic Argan Oil-Virgin's applications are vast including cosmetics, soaps, and culinary. Properties contributing to the oils unique moisturizing and skin nourishment abilities include its naturally occurring Vitamin E and antioxidant content.
The oil is also rich in Oleic (C18:1) and Linoleic (C18:2) essential fatty acids. The combination of Organic Argan Oil-Virgin's properties is believed to possess anti-aging benefits when applied to the skin. Use of Organic Argan Oil-Virgin in hair applications is believed to lead to healthier hair.
As a result of its higher concentration of important essential fatty acids and antioxidants, it is relatively stable when used for most applications.
For additional information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argan_oil