sweet almond oil

Botanical name: Prunus dulcis
INCI:Prunus amygdalus dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil

Common Uses: Excellent as a massage oil, this luxurious oil is also wonderful in soap. Use it in your cold process recipes at 5% and enjoy the moisturizing properties of this light oil. Sweet Almond Oil is renowned for its rich concentration of oleic and linoleic essential fatty acids which help to give it unequalled penetrating and restructuring properties. This oil also makes an unparalleled carrier for salt.

CAS No: 8007-69-0
EINECS No: 273-313-5
Country of origin: Morocco
Extraction method: Cold pressed
Part used: kernels
Color: Clear yellow liquid
Odor: Light
Gravity: 0.910-0.920

Fatty Acids:

  • C16:0 Palmitic: 3.0-9.0
  • C16:1 Palmitoleic: 2.0 Max
  • C18:0 Stearic: 4.0 Max
  • C18:1 Oleic: 60.0-86.0
  • C18:2 Linoleic: 20.0-30.0
  • C18:3 Linolenic: 2.0 Max