Avocado oil - persea american
AVOCADO OIL (refined) - permeates the skin deeply making a good carrier for essential oils, promotes cell regeneration particularly good for ageing, fragile or sun damaged skin.
It is a rich heavy oil, that is deeply penetrating and rich in vitamins A and D, lecithin, potassium as well as vitamin E. The crude Avocado oil is green in color as it still contains chlorophyll and is classified as a mono-unsaturated oil.
It is often used for clients with dry or mature skins, or people suffering from eczema or psoriasis, and is very useful when treating sun or climate damaged skin that is dehydrated and undernourished as it is said to help with regenerating the skin and softening the tissue.
Although it can be used pure, it is in most cases mixed with another carrier oil, such as almond oil or grapeseed oil to make up 10 - 30 % of the carrier mixture.