Botanical name Persea gratissima
Source Fruit Pulp
Processing Method Cold Pressed
Color/Consistency Green to brown liquid, Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Aroma Avocado Oil has a medium to heavy scent
Avocado Oil absorbs slowly and leaves a sheen on the skin. It is typically added to other carrier oils to enrich their protein and vitamin content. It is mainly used by manufacturers for soaps, lotions and creams. avocado oil to a meal can boost the absorption of carotenoids in food. Carotenoids are health-promoting antioxidants that are fat-soluble and depend on dietary fats for absorption.
If you are allergic to avocado, then unfortunately you will have to avoid avocado oil for internal or external use. In addition, people with latex allergies can be allergic to avocado and avocado oil. Latex allergy is related to certain foods such as avocados, bananas, chestnuts, kiwis and passion fruit because these foods contain some of the same allergens found in latex. If you’re allergic to latex, then you have a greater chance of also being allergic to avocado oil, unfortunately!