Benefits of Argan Oil.
ARGAN OIL, WHICH COMES FROM A TREE NATIVE TO MOROCCO,
BENEFITS THE BODY IN MANY WAYS.
is becoming increasingly popular in the cosmetic industry for
its unique ability to beautify the skin and hair. Moroccans
have been using the oil for beauty and health reasons for
IN THE COSMETIC WORLD,
argan oil is known for its anti-aging benefits. The oil is rich in vitamin
E and antioxidants, which makes it an ideal beauty product. The oil
has the unique ability to correct age related deficiencies in the skin.
The effects of the oil on aging skin, acne, and dry skin have given the
oil the nicknames of "Liquid Gold" and "Gold of Morocco." Argan oil
benefits skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, and even the
is also popular because of its nutritive benefit, and the two unique
ingredients it contains. These two ingredients are schottenol and
spinasterol. Their combination has the unique ability to reduce
inflammation, and block cholesterol from being absorbed in the
intestines. These ingredients also have anti-cancer properties.
The oil’s anti-inflammation properties are useful in treating several
conditions. For example, the oil can provide relief from arthritic or
rheumatism pain. Argan oil is also rich in carotenes, unsaturated
fatty acids, and essential fatty acids.
In addition to its use for the skin, argan oil benefits the hair. The oil
is said to eliminate frizz and restore hair damaged by chemicals and
environmental free radicals. The oil can increase the elasticity of
hair, which reduces hair breakage.
individuals should be sure to look for oil that is natural and
certified organic. Natural organic argan oil is likely to have the
potency necessary to deliver the oil’s numerous benefits.
Potency is also affected based on how the oil is processed. The
most potent argan oil is processed using a cold press, but
argan oil benefits the body when processed in other ways as
is endangered. Over time, overgrazing of the tree by
goats and human interference has caused the number of
argan trees to significantly decrease. Environmental
organizations have made efforts to protect the argan
tree, but it is still considered rare. As an endangered
tree, argan oil is rare. Its rarity makes it an expensive oil
to obtain. Although argan oil is more expensive than most
oils, a little bit goes a long way and argan oil benefits
the entire body.