Argan Oil – Israel (Argania spinosa) – Nurture your hair, skin and body with Israel’s PURE ARGAN OIL from the Jordan Valley in Northern Israel. Due to its properties, argan oil has been referred to the “OIL of the TREE OF LIFE.” Argan Oil is also known as Moroccan Argan Oil or Moroccan Oil. However, there is a distinction between argan oil grown, harvested and produced in Israel from the argan oil grown and processed in Morocco. Sizes 1 oz. & 2 oz. come with flip or pop up drop caps. 5ml & 15ml have sprayers.
Properties: Large quantities of vitamin E, omega acids 3, 6 and 9 needed to contribute to body health. Known to strengthen the immune system helping to reduce potential infections, balance blood pressure, aid in the reduction of cholesterol and triglycerides and enhancing pancreatic function.
Morocco reports that medicinal properties are attributed to the oil having a positive influence on male and female sex glands and may improve fertility. Studies have recently begun indicating a positive effect of using the oil to help prevent heart disease and improving the blood system for diabetics and slowing the development of prostate cancer cells. These studies and many others are available online @ PubMed viz. the U.S. National Library of Medicine & National Institutes of Health.
Following is an excerpt of an article mentioning research on ARGAN OIL of which they have many others: just do a search on the website.
Argan oil is produced from the kernels of Argania spinosa L. Argan oil is composed of mono-unsaturated (80%) and saturated (20%) fatty acids. It contains polyphenols, tocopherols, sterols, squalene, and triterpene alcohols. Traditionally, argan oil has been utilized in cooking, in the treatment of skin infections, and in skin/hair care products. Daily topical application of argan oil has also been shown to improve skin elasticity  and skin hydration by restoring the barrier function and maintaining the water-holding capacity . Additionally, topical applications onto skin provide a softening and relaxing effect on the skin, as well as helping to facilitate the accumulation and transdermal delivery of topical drugs such as allantoin . Recently, tocopherol-rich argan oil-based nanoemulsions has been developed as vehicles possessing anticancer activity in murine breast and colon carcinoma cells . Argan oil has also been shown to be effective in enhancing WH created second-degree burns in rats .
Argan oil is also known in Morocco as a material that heals many diseases and skin complaints such as: skin eczema, burns, chickenpox, chafing, diaper rash, minor cuts, hair loss in women, increases the renewal of the cells and benefits dry skin. Pure argan oil is also known for use in treating scars, preventing stretch marks in pregnancy, strengthening nails, etc.
Cosmetic properties: Argan oil is known throughout the world for the extensive use that is made of it for cosmetic purposes. Because of argan oil’s qualities and properties it has a place of honor in the international cosmetic industry.
Pure argan oil is rich in vitamin E, which nourishes, renews, refreshes and resuscitates the skin. It also contains essential fatty acids such as omega-3, omega-6 and omega-9. Today many cosmetics companies throughout the world utilize the oil’s unique components to manufacture creams and lotions for facial skin that contributes to delaying the appearance of wrinkles.
Argan oil is used in products to strengthen and care for the hair and nails. Squalene, an antioxidant found in argan oil, can be used to prevent dryness and improve the health of the skin and hair by balancing the natural sebum secretion. The oil is particularly known for strengthening the hair filaments and reviving lackluster hair. Pure argan oil coats the hair with a layer that gives it a sheen, joins split ends, helps prevent hair loss in women and strengthens the roots.
Applications and Uses Include:
Anti-Aging: Clean face, put 3 – 5 drops of Argan oil onto fingers and massage face morning and evening. Argan’s high levels of Vitamin E may help to rejuvenate skin while reversing signs of ageing. Daily use of Argan Oil will aid skin to have a naturally healthy and glowing look.
Dry Skin: Massage into skin, especially dry areas with Argan Oil to help moisturize without harmful chemicals. Focus on dry areas such as elbows, feet, heels, etc. Daily treatment can result in noticeable differences within 30 – 45 days after skin cells have had time to regenerate.
Hair: Enhance hair products by adding a few drops of Argan Oil to your hair and skin care products.
Hair LOSS Reduction and Prevention: Argan Oil may help to reduce hair loss in women. After washing hair and towel drying, massage a few drops of Argan oil onto the scalp and leave to absorb into the scalp for a few minutes BEFORE styling.
Hair Care: Massage Argan Oil between the palms of your hands and then apply to hair as evenly as possible and massage into the scalp. May be used on damp or dry hair daily. Argan oil is known for making hair soft and silky giving a radiate appearance.
Eyebrow Grooming & Prevention of Bald Spots: Argan Oil helps to cultivate eyebrows, reduce eyebrow hair loss and prevent bald spots. Massage the eyebrows daily with a small amount of oil to stimulate hair growth.
Stretch Mark Prevention During Growth Spurts and Pregnancy: Massage stomach, thigh and breast areas daily with small amounts of Argan Oil (enough to cover and work in with massage) to help reduce and prevent stretch marks.
Diaper Rash: Apply Argan Oil as a last step in diapering process and/or apply to baby skin after bath and towel drying. Do a spot patch test first to make sure there are no skin reactions which are rare with Argan Oil.
Burns, Scratches & Other Skin Irritations: Apply a good amount of pure Argan Oil to cover the damaged skin area several times a day to help aid and speed up healing process. Use as a carrier oil for other essential oils such as Lavender, Neroli, Carrot Seed, and Helichrysum italicum.
Nail Strengthening: Massage nails and cuticles with Argan Oil to provide extra moisture needed to help strengthen nails and nail bed.
Organic: Jordan Valley, Israel*
Cold Pressed: Seed. Our Pure Argan Oil may be taken internally. Use on salads!
Taste: Argan oil, which is extracted after lightly roasting the kernels, is regarded as one of the most valuable and best oils in the world. The oil’s flavor is similar to that of hazelnuts and many chefs throughout the world use argan oil to season their dishes. Argan oil is regarded as an essential addition when cooking gourmet dishes. It is sufficient to sprinkle a few drops of argan oil as an addition to every salad or dish in order to enrich its aroma and flavor and to create a gastronomic experience in every meal. Contact us if you would like to order larger quantities for internal consumption at a bulk price.
Shelf Life: 2+ years (extend and best to keep refrigerated). Best to use this batch by April 2021. Refrigeration may extend shelf life. Keep lid tight and out of sunlight.