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    Apricot kernel


    Apricot kernel oil, or in another way apricot oil, is obtained by cold pressing of apricot kernel. Apricot kernel oil belongs to the category of base (fatty) oils. It has a light yellow transparent color and has a mild aroma. The consistency of the oil is liquid and slightly viscous. The composition of apricot oil is similar to peach and almond oils, also related to the base. Such oils are often used undiluted, or used as the basis for various oil mixtures.Apricot kernel oil contains many vitamins, minerals (potassium, magnesium), mono- and polyunsaturated fatty acids (palmitic, stearic, linoleic, linolenic, etc.). In particular, vitamin A, which contributes to the natural hydration of the skin and maintains its elasticity, vitamin C, which provides elasticity to the skin and vitamin F, normalizes the functioning of the sebaceous glands and accelerates skin regeneration.