Almond oil had been used extensively for its health benefits and as a beauty aid much before science caught up with the goodness of this seed oil. Very popular in Southeast Asia and in the Mediterranean region where the Almond tree was first domesticated, the almond kernels and the nutty oil extracted from them were credited with promoting heart and skin health.
The oil is rich in Vitamin E, monounsaturated fatty acids, proteins, potassium and zinc, besides a number of other minerals and vitamins, which explains why it is so good for the heart, skin and hair.
Almond oil is a mild, hypoallergenic oil that can be safely used even on baby skin. When gently rubbed into the skin, it gets fully absorbed, making it suitable for after bath application.