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Argan oil is a plant oil produced from the kernels of the argan tree that is endemic to Morocco. In Morocco, argan oil is used to dip bread in at breakfast or to drizzle on couscous or pasta. World-wide, it's gaining a reputation both as an ingredient in high-end, personal-care products and as a heart-healthy gourmet product.

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Google previewSix Steps to Self Care (2017)

Learn the Steps of Self Care to Reinstate Your Health by Nicole Carter MEd. CHES

Argan oil is a rare and exquisite oil meticulously pressed from the fruit kernels of the Moroccan argan tree. Argan oil is rich in natural tocopherols (vitamin E) and phenols, carotenes, squalene, and fatty acids, making it a very luxurious oil.

Google previewRaw Desserts (2011)

Mouthwatering Recipes for Cookies, Cakes, Pastries, Pies, and More by Erica Palmcrantz Aziz, Irmela Lilja

Tip: Argan oil is a delicious substitute for rapeseed oil.

Google previewSharing Morocco (2014)

Exotic Flavors from My Kitchen to Yours by Ruth Barnes

Argan oil is an ingredient perhaps more familiar in cosmetics than in cuisine. Argan trees, protected by UNESCO as an endangered species, grow in the harsh , arid climate of southwestern Morocco. The trees produce small fruits that are dried ...

Google previewEssential Oils for Beauty, Wellness, and the Home (2015)

100 Natural, Non-toxic Recipes for the Beginner and Beyond by Alicia Atkinson

Argan oil is an antioxidant—helping skin repair from previous damage, including scars. Argan oil also has anti-sebum properties, clearing up oily skin and preventing breakouts beneath your beard. Sweet almond oil is moisturizing and ...

Google previewClean Skin from Within (2017)

The Spa Doctor's Two-Week Program to Glowing, Naturally Youthful Skin by Trevor Cates

Argan oil is a noncomedogenic, anti-inflammatory, and regenerative agent, so it can also be used with oily and acne-prone skin types. It is often recommended for various skin irritations, scars, stretch marks, and sunburns. Argan oil is also ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Argan oil, cf. next.

Google previewSkin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary (2014)

by M. Varinia Michalun, Joseph C. DiNardo

argan oil—emollient and skin conditioning. It also protects and moisturizes the skin. Its constituents include tocopherol, phenolic acid, carotenes, and essential ...

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2017)

by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.

Argan Oil (Argania Spinosa) Apple (Malus spp.) – There are over 7,500 varieties of apple. Some of the more popular fruit types are the Jonathan, Winesap, New York, and Stayman. The Cortland, which was bred from the McIntosh, is large and ...

Google previewFood Cultures of the World Encyclopedia (2011)

by Ken Albala

Argan oil is valued as a flavoring in foods and as a beauty oil for protecting and softening skin. Cosmetic products containing argan oil are ...

Google previewThe household encyclopedia (1859)

Argan Oil. From the seeds of Rhamnus siculus. Sold for olive oil. Beechmast Oil. Very clear, keeps well, and is a very good salad oil. It is used in Silesia in lieu of butter. Buckwheat Oil. From the seeds of buckwheat, or Fagopyrum. Camellia Oil.

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

The Moors extract from the fruit an oil known as "argan oil," which they use ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Applied Chemistry (1912)

by Edward Thorpe

ARGAN OIL. An oil obtained from the kernels of Argam'a Siderowylon ( Roem.

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