Persea gratissima (avocado) oil
Avocado oil has a vibrant green color and very light scent. Because it is thick and quite greasy, but very absorbable, it is usually mixed with another, lighter, base oil such as almond oil.
It is rich, nutritious and suitable for dry or dehydrated skin that needs nourishment. It moisturises deeply, nourishes and revitalizes the skin, increasing its elasticity, relieving dryness, itching, psoriasis and eczema. Fatty acids and avocado oleic acid contribute to collagen synthesis and to the creation of new connective tissue. The use of avocado oil reduces the signs of aging, fights freckles and age spots, helps heal wounds and relieves sunburn. In addition, it prevents stretch marks caused by pregnancy or weight fluctuations.
It is considered a good raw material for the preparation of natural sunscreen as it has a natural protection index 4.
It is particularly beneficial for dry hair, giving it volume, shine and preventing hair breakage. In addition, application of avocado oil to the scalp reduces the appearance of dandruff . Avocado oil is, also ideal, for treating dehydrated and brittle nails.