Almond Carrier Oil Prunus dulcis | Carrier Oil

Almond Carrier Oil Prunus dulcis | Carrier Oil



Almond oil is a great base for custom lotions and creams and may leave a slight oily residue. An ideal oil known for the ability to moisturize and nourish. Great for all skin types.



Botanical Name: Prunus dulcis
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed/Refined
Country of Origin: USA
Color: Light golden yellow
Scent: Light, sweet nutty aroma
Consistency: Medium
Absorption: Slower absorption. Leaves a slightly oily residue on the skin. 
Shelf Life: 1-2 years. Keep in a cool dark place to prolong shelf life.



We always recommend diluting essential oils with a carrier oil like Almond Oil when applied topically on the skin.  Benefits of safe dilution include:


  • Increased absorption into the skin


Essential oils are highly volatile substances.  If applied directly to the skin, a portion of the oil will not be absorbed due to evaporation.  Carrier oils prevent essential oils from evaporating while on the skin, which maximizes absorption time.


  • Prevention of skin irritation or sensitivity to the Essential Oil


Depending on your skin sensitivity, you may experience skin irritation when applying essential oils topically.  Proper dilution reduces the likelihood of skin irritation when an oil is used topically.  Continued use of an essential oil that has not been diluted properly can lead to a developed sensitivity to the oil.  Even if an oil is not causing a reaction when applied undiluted, irreversible damage may occur through repeated exposure.


  • Maximizes the effectiveness of the Essential Oil


Essential oils are so pure and potent, they are intended to be diluted.  Contrary to popular belief, using an oil undiluted does not necessarily mean you will receive better results.  Unless you are using an undiluted oil under the supervision of a trained professional, you will receive maximum benefits from an oil if it is diluted appropriately.  You will also get more applications out of one bottle if you dilute the essential oil when applying topically.



Moisturizing Facial Serum

  • 2 tsp Almond oil

  • 6 drops Frankincense essential oil

  • 2 drops Lemon essential oil

  • 4 drops Myrrh essential oil

Blend all ingredients together and mix thoroughly. Apply the mixture to a clean face and neck.


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