Avocado is a flowering plant belongs to Lauraceae, scientifically know as Persea Americana. Avocado tree grows up to 20 m having leaves 12-25 cm, flowers are greenish yellow and pear shaped fruit called avocado, large berry containing a single seed. It is native to South Central Mexico.
Avocado oil is extracted by pressing the fruit of Persea Americana. Avocado oil is edible oil.
It is rich in Vitamin B, K, C AND E, minerals Potassium, Lecithin, zeaxanthin, carotenoids, phytosterol and fatty acids such as oleic acid, Palmitic acid, linoleic acid.
Avocado oil is rich heavy oils, green in color, nutty in aroma, sweet and thick, waxy feel to skin.
It nicely mixes with other essential oils such as geranium, ylang ylang, frankincense, rosemary, Palmrosa, cedar wood etc and other carrier oil – olive oil, Shea butter, baobab, rosehip and wheat germ oil.
14 Most powerful benefits and Uses-
Ans. It has anti-oxidant such as Vitamin A, D & E so it is good for dry or aged skin. It also contain high amount of proteins, sterolin and unsaturated fats so it facilitates softening of skin and to reduce age spots.
Ans. It blends well with geranium, ylang ylang, frankincense, rosemary, Palmarosa, cedar wood etc.
Ans. It is extracted by pressing the fruit of Persea Americana.
Ans. Persea Americana
Ans. It is used as ingredient in many dishes and cooking oil.