The many wonders of Argan Oil

  • Discover the many properties and health benefits of Argan Oil.
  • Argan oil is an oil from the kernels of the argan tree, which is a tree unique to southwestern Morocco.
  • It is very versatile and can be used in nutrition, skin and hair care and even medicine.
  • Nutrition:
  • In North Africa, Argan oil is often used in cooking. It can be used as a bread dip and in salad dressing.
  • Studies have shown that daily consumption of argan oil may prevent cancer, cardiovascular diseases, and obesity.
  • Nutritional studies have also shown that daily consumption could reduce levels of bad cholesterol. (LDL)
  • Beauty:
  •  Argan oil is known to treat skin diseases and heal skin burns. It also deeply moisturizes, nourishes, repairs dry skin and restores its beautiful glow.
  • Argan oil has become very popular in the United States and is often marketed as “Moroccan Oil” and is used as a hair conditioner.
  • Green tips:
  • Look for organic and pure argan oil with no additives.
  • Dot lightly around your eyes at night before going to bed.
  • Use on your decollete, hands and all over your body after your shower.
  • Lightly heated, it is an excellent hot oil hair treatment. (Massage into your hair scalp and leave 30 minutes. Wash your hair with an organic shampoo and do not use a conditioner).
  • Argan Oils we like: Shea Terra Organics Moroccan Argan Oil ($24) and 100% Pure Organic Argan Oil Moisturizer ($26).

 

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5 Comments

  1. I have been using argan oil around my eyes for about a year and am very pleased with the results. I was wondering how much one should take for reducing cholesterol?

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    • Hi Catherine,
      Argan oil is amazing when it comes to skincare and beauty. To reduce cholesterol please ask a certified nutritionist. Thanks for visiting.

      Reply
  2. What is a decollete ?
    thank you so much for the great information…love your site
    Judy

    Reply
    • Hi Judy,
      The “decollete” is a French word for the chest, the upper area around the neck and collar bone. Thanks for visiting and please come back soon.

      Reply
  3. While Surfing on net I randomly find your blog and this is the first I’ve heard about argon oil, and I am really intrigued now!

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