Avocado Oil Virgin (Unrefined)

Pure and natural unrefined avocado oil virgin. Deeply nourishing, excellent for dry, undernourished skin types and for formulating rich hair masks & body butters

Suitable for use in aromatherapy, soap making, massage, skincare & cosmetics. See below for a detailed description and to download the SDS, Allergens Declaration and COA

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Avocado Oil Virgin

DescriptionAvocado is a semi-fatty oil that may partially solidify in cold temperatures. This unrefined oil is the better choice for deep hair conditioning, rich body butters and moisturising creams. Refined avocado is the best choice for adding richness to massage blends, creams and lotions

Common Name Avocado Oil (Unrefined)
Botanical Name Persea Americana
Botanical Family Lauraceae
Extraction Method Cold Pressed & Unrefined
Aroma Slightly sweet, fruity & nutty
Country of Origin Mexico
Appearance Dark Green, Thick Viscosity
Skin Feel Slightly fatty, waxy feel, penetrating
Skin Type Dry Skin and Hair, especially darker skin types
Properties Nourishing, Moisturising, Healing,  Softening
Heat Stability Hot or cold processes. May partially solidify in cold weather. Do not refrigerate (may destabilise and destroy nutrients)
Saponification Value 180-190
Storage 12-15 Months
Typical Fatty Acid Profile 19% Saturated, 68% Monounsaturated, 13% Polyunsaturated
Main Constituents (Typical Values) Oleic Acid (42-66%), Palmitic Acid (10-29%), Linoleic Acid (8-16%), Palmitoleic Acid (6-12%)
Natural Vitamin Content Vitamin A, B1, B2, D and E, Protein

Common Uses

  • Massage – rich, moisturising, excellent spread
  • Hair Conditioner – intensive treatment oils and nourishing masks
  • Mature Skin – deeply nourishing and high in palmitoleic acid. Combine with macadamia oil
  • Body Butter, Balm, Lip Balm – combine with avocado butter for dry skin
  • Dull & Lifeless Skin – Add up to 10% castor oil for damaged & dehydrated skin along with drier camellia oil
  • Very rich so normally only 5-10% added

Packaging – Supplied in clear PET bottles with flip top lid for easy dispensing. Fully labelled with common name, botanical name, BBE date and batch code. SDS and Certificate of analysis available for download

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Recommended Reading: Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy & Massage (4th Edition, 2008) Len Price with Shirley Price

Additional information

Bottle Size

50ml, 100ml, 500ml, 1 Litre, 5 Litres, Sample