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Oils 101

Organic Avocado Oil

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Organic Avocado Oil

What’s better than utilizing the oil of an amazing fruit to keep yourself healthy? Avocado oil is rich in nutrients and is vital for your health and the maintenance of your body.

Avocado, scientifically known as Persea Americana, is native to South central Mexico. It is the member of laurel family. From Mexico, between 1830 and 1880, the Avocado trees were introduced to Hawaii, Florida, and California. People who were a part of California Avocado Association gave the name ‘Calavo’ to Avocados in order to distinguish them from those which are produced in other regions. Additionally, California was known as the main fruit supplier in the 20th century. United States began to produce Avocados which are right for commercial farming.

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Organic Apricot Oil

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Organic Apricot Oil

If we want to avail complimentary health benefits, Carrier Oil is something to count on. A lot of people are unaware of the health benefits of Apricot carrier oil or Apricot Kernel oil. It is a unique oil which has a lot to offer and has numerous health benefits that you’re looking for.

As the name depicts, Apricot kernel oil is a lightweight carrier oil obtained from the kernel (e.g. seed, pit) of an apricot. The oil is extracted from the hard pit in the center of the fruit by using cold-pressing method.

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Organic Argan Oil

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Organic Argan Oil
Botanically known as Argania Spinosa, it is a genus of flowering plants. The trees grow to a height of 8 to 10 m and live up to approximately 200 years. They have a wide spreading crown and are thorny. The leaves of Argan tree are small with the length ranging from 2 to 4 m and the shape of these leaves being oval. It also has small flowers with five pale yellow-green petals. The flowering takes place in the month of April. Moreover, the fruit of Argan tree has a length of 2 to 4 cm and the width is 1.5 to 3 cm. Inside this fruit is a very hard nut which contains one or sometimes two or three oil rich seeds which carry numerous benefits.

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Organic Lemongrass Essential Oil

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Organic Lemongrass Essential Oil

Lemongrass has been used for centuries in Southeastern cooking, this aromatic herb adds a subtle citrus flavor and fragrance to cuisines. Besides being a delicious citrusy seasoning, this thread-like grass holds many benefits inside its fibrous stalks!

The essential oil of lemongrass is extracted from the leaves or grass of Cymbopogon flexuosus or Cymbopogon Citratus species. The Zongle Therapeutics Organic Lemongrass Oil is obtained from Lemongrass leaves through steam distillation. Lemongrass essential oil has a strong citrus aroma, which is both invigorating and uplifting.

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Organic Marula Oil

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Organic Marula Oil

You probably would have heard about carrier oils being used for different purposes nowadays. But have you heard about the oils that contain all the elements which are useful for different problems from head to toe? Marula oil is one of them!

Botanically known as Sclerocarya birrea, Marula tree is native to southern parts of African grasslands such as South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, and Swaziland. It is a member of the same botanical family Anacardiaceae as Cashew, Mango, and Pistachio trees. The fruit of this tree has yellowish skin with white flesh. They are drupes with a single seed covered in thick husk. The tree earned different nicknames with the passage of time. There are two reasons why the tree was utilized in purifying ceremonies before marriages occurred; first, one of the nicknames proved its holiness i.e. ‘The Marriage Tree’. Second, the tree is a symbol for ‘fertility’ and ‘purity’. The usage of Marula tree dates to nearly 10,000 years in African civilization. Due to its historical and cultural values, it is protected by the law. Every part, from its roots to its fruits, is beneficial for us in different ways.

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