Almond oil – gentle skin protection. The valuable almond oil is extracted from the mature fruit of the sweet almonds by cold pressing. This ensures that all the ingredients are retained in the almond oil. A high-quality cooking oil with a sweet flavour and a slight hint of almond. It adds the ideal finishing touch to salads and raw foods.
The high oleic acid content in almond oil is good for the skin, keeping it supple and providing moisture. As well as the precious fatty acids in almond oil, it also contains important vitamins and minerals. Combined together, they make for smooth, healthy skin, protecting the epidermis and renewing cells. Almond oil has a very mild fragrance, with no dominant aromatic features. It is kind and calming on the skin and its antibacterial properties help to prevent spots and acne.
Almond oil is rich in proteins – up to 50% – making it an ideal source of vegetable protein. Its sweet flavour makes is a favourite ingredient for baking. Good swelling properties also mean it requires more liquid for baking.