Argan oil and its amazing properties
If you prefer only natural cosmetics, then you make the right choice. But how to decide what is better and more effective? Many have heard of argan oil, but not everyone knows how to use it. And how to use such a tool to achieve maximum effect?
What is it and where it grows?
What is Argan? This tree, which is also called argan. It grows only in one place, namely in Morocco. Local people such a wonderful plant is often called the "tree of life", and this is no accident, since long since the fruits were used for medicinal and even cosmetic purposes (women have always striven for perfection).
The fruit itself is fleshy and bitter to the taste, but it is not he, but its bones, in which there are nucleoli, used to make the oil. These same nucleoli and squeeze to get a useful composition. It is worth noting that the price of this product is so high for a reason. The fact is that for 1-1.5 liters of finished oil takes about 100 kilograms of fruit and long hours of hard and painstaking work.
The composition of argan oil is truly unique. Here are contained:
- carotenoids (precursors of vitamin A);
- vitamin E;
- polyunsaturated fats (they are not harmful, but even useful and necessary for the body);
- fatty acids (oleic, linoleic, ferulic and many others);
- powerful natural antioxidants.
All these components and substances make this product useful for almost all body systems.
Benefit and application
Immediately it is worth noting that argan oil can be used both in cooking (instead of the usual for all vegetable oils), and for cosmetic purposes. In cooking, cold-pressed oil is used from roasted or unroasted seeds. And in cosmetics used special cosmetic oil.
To begin with, we list the properties that the product will possess when consumed inside:
- With regular use will improve vision.
- With this product you can strengthen the immune system, as well as speed up the healing process in many diseases.
- Blood pressure is normalized.
- The muscular system will be strengthened.
- The work of the cardiovascular system will improve.
- Due to antioxidants, many inflammatory processes can be prevented.
- The condition of the skin, nails and hair will improve.
- Useful oil and diabetes, as it allows you to control blood sugar levels.
- This product is an effective means of preventing cancer.
- This oil is particularly useful for women, as when used, the hormonal background normalizes, and the reproductive system improves.
- Special components in the composition allows you to slow down the aging process and accelerate the regeneration of tissues, which will help to stay young and beautiful longer.
- You can clean the body of toxins and harmful substances, which is also extremely important for beauty.
- Metabolism is accelerated (and in fact its slowdown is the way to weight gain).
- The liver, too, will certainly begin to work better.
Outdoor application is also very, very useful and effective:
- You will certainly notice the anti-inflammatory and wound-healing effect of such a cosmetic product and forget about redness and irritation of the skin.
- This remedy is effective for many skin diseases, such as dermatitis, eczema, urticaria, fungal lesions.
- Acne oil will also help get rid of.
- It should be noted the protection of the skin from drying, peeling and cracking.
- This tool nourishes the skin, moisturizes them and protects against the negative influence of the environment.
- The lipid balance of the skin will gradually be restored (its disturbances may lead to excessive dryness or, on the contrary, fat content).
- Hair will become strong, soft and shiny, stop cutting at the tips and stratify along the entire length.
- Small wrinkles will be smoothed, as skin elasticity will increase.
- Oil can be used as a means of complex struggle with stretch marks.
- Against dandruff, it can also be used.
- Nails will be grateful to you and become strong.
Application features and precautionary measures
If you decide to start treatment by ingesting the oil, then consult your doctor just in case. Although this product is safe, but there is such a thing as individual intolerance to the components. It is better to start with minimal doses to notice the reaction.
As for external use, allergic reactions are possible, so it is better to first apply the product on a small area of skin and wait at least a day.But the majority of women who tried this tool on themselves were satisfied, as the oil is absorbed quickly and leaves no greasy and traces. In addition, it has no unpleasant odor and is suitable for any skin type, as well as for such delicate and delicate areas like eyelids, neck and décolleté.
An important point is the quality of the oil. Buy such funds only in pharmacies or specialty stores. And remember that a low price is a reason for suspicion, and not a nice bonus.
How to use?
To see the effect of the application, you need to know some details. We offer to study them.
If you decide to use the product inside, then know that it tastes a bit like pumpkin seed oil, but has a bitter spicy aftertaste, similar to the taste of spices or nuts. So do not overdo it. You can add a little oil to the salad or to the finished dish. To fry on it is not worth it, since the lion's share of nutrients will be destroyed by thermal effects. And the taste can get worse. And for preventive and therapeutic purposes, take a tablespoon three times a day before meals.
If you add a few drops of essential oil to argan oil, you will get an excellent massage tool. Apply it not the body and proceed to the procedure.
In addition, when taking a bath drop 8-10 drops into the water. You can also add this product to your shower gel to moisturize your skin each time you use it.
For hair means is also very useful. So, you can make a mask for damaged hair: mix a teaspoon of argan oil with the same amount of olive, egg yolk and 5 drops of lavender essential oil. Apply the composition on the head for 40 minutes (until mint), then wash your head.
And here's the mask for giving shine: mix in equal parts oil of argan and karite, apply for 20 minutes on hair, wash them. If desired, you can add the agent in your regular shampoo.
You can make a mask to moisturize and nourish the skin of the face. Mix 1 egg white with one tablespoon of argan oil, with a teaspoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of oatmeal. The composition is applied to the face for half an hour, then rinse with warm water. Also effective tools based on oil in combination with white clay.
Nails and hands
Natural cosmetic oil is useful for hands and nails. For example, you can mix on a tea bed of butter and lemon juice. This composition is rubbed into the nails. And you can simply warm up the product in a water bath and put your hands in it for 15 minutes to soak the skin and strengthen the nails.
Use this wonderful tool and always be beautiful!
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