Apricot oil can be effectively used for body massage. However it’s mostly effective for joint aches and back ache. The oil should be massaged properly so it penetrates deep inside the pores of the skin, and the body part must be covered and kept warm.
Apricot oil should be stored in a cool and a dry place.
It should not be kept in extremely hot and humid conditions, as it may make the smell unpleasant due to decomposition of the fats and vitamins present inside it.
Applying warm apricot oil, mixed with a pinch of common salt in chest, is known to give relief to patients with acidity.
The oil is also used as hair oil, and is believed to give strength and shine to the hair.
It is very effective in relieving backache and joint aches.
Apricot oil when applied on the skin on a daily basis, makes it softer and smoother.
Apricot oil, can be applied just like almond oil for healing under eye skin and aids in reducing dark circles.
Apricot oil has an average shelf life of 12 months. With time, the smell becomes strong and unpleasant due to decomposition of fats present inside the oil.
Our apricot oil is retrieved from the kernels of Ladakhi apricots. Apricot is the most important fruit crop of the cold desert of Ladakh. The oil is popular as body oil or massage oil, and is known to be very effective in relieving backache and joint aches. The oil extracted by the traditional method is still being preferred due to its distinct smell. Apricot kernel oil is a rich source of unsaturated fatty acids, rich in oleic acid and linoleic acid. The oil is popular as body oil and massage oil, and is known for its ability to penetrate the skin without leaving an oily feel.
Due to its medicinal value, there is an unprecedented demand for the oil in recent years. Apart from its use by the locals, large numbers of army deployed in the region and the increasing number of tourists visiting the region takes apricot oil as a valuable gift from the region of Ladakh. Jain dry fruits ships high quality of apricot oil to its customers, wherever required.