AVOCADO Persea americana
A very rich and nourishing oil with a high vitamin content that is easily absorbed into the skin. Widely known for its healing and anti-wrinkle properties, Avocado oil can be used for all skin types but is especially suited for dry, dehydrated and irritated skin.
Avocado is a very stable emollient that contains more than 20% essential unsaturated fatty acids. The unprocessed oil contains nearly all vitamins in significant amounts. The percentage of unsaponifiables is significant and a small amount of lecithin is present.
Add as an ingredient to skin care products or apply directly to the skin for all its wonderful skin care benefits.
For additional information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avocado