Sweet Almond oil (روغن بادام شیریں) 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. This amazing oil is extracted from raw almonds. It owes its benefits the generous amounts of monounsaturated fatty acids, vitamin E, potassium, proteins, zinc, and a number of other vitamins and minerals it contains.
Pansari’s 100% Pure Extra Virgin Organic Sweet Almond Oil Health Benefits And Uses are:
As it contains vitamins, Almond Oil can be used in numerous home remedies which can be beneficial for one’s health in multiple ways.
1. Makes Skin Healthier:
Achieving healthy and glowing skin is not an expensive or time-consuming task anymore. Try almond oil. It not only clears complexion but also imparts a warm glow to the skin. It nourishes your skin and makes it smoother and softer.
Enriched with vitamins E, A, and B, this miraculous oil seals the moisture in the skin and also improves absorption.
2. Reduces Dark Circles:
A sure shot remedy to get rid of dark circles is to massage almond oil under your eyes before you hit the sack. The vitamin E in the almond oil will rejuvenate the skin, and with regular use, lighten the skin under your eyes. Regular use of almond oil will also reduce wrinkles and crow’s feet around the eyes.
3. Delays Signs Of Aging:
Regular application of almond oil on your skin makes your skin feel younger and fresher within no time. The vitamin E and fatty acids present in this oil reverse and prevent signs of aging. It not only helps skin renewal but also fights wrinkles.
4. Removes Impurities And Dead Skin Cells:
The skin tends to look dull due to the accumulation of dead skin cells caused by external factors like pollution, dirt, sweat, etc. The moisturizing property of almond oil loosens the impurities and the dead skin, making it extremely easy to remove them.
You can make a scrub by mixing a tablespoon of almond oil and a teaspoon of sugar. Massage this scrub on the face in small circular motions to get rid of dead skin cells and blackheads.
5. Cure Psoriasis and Eczema:
Almond oil is a time-tested remedy for all kinds of skin problems like acne, psoriasis, and eczema. It soothes irritation and relaxes the skin.
6. Reduces Tan:
Almond oil acts as a natural sunscreen. It has an SPF 5, and it not only prevents tan and sunburn, but also reverses the effects of the sun. The vitamin E in almond oil nourishes and shields the skin from harmful rays of the sun.
7. Treats Chapped Lips:
Almond oil’s rich vitamin content and moisturizing properties can make your lips soft and pink. Every time your lips feel rough and chapped, you can just dab on on a little almond oil, and you will be good to go.
8. Long And Healthy Hair:
Regular use of almond oil on the hair improves its sheen and texture.
Apply almond oil once or twice a week to moisturize your scalp. After you massage your scalp, soak a towel in hot water and wrap it around your head. This will reduce hair fall and improve hair quality.
9. Gets Rid Of Split Ends:
Unhealthy hair is never a good sign. But the dirt and pollution, along with our busy schedules, make it worse. Regular massage with this oil not only helps the growth and health of your hair but it can prevent split ends too.
10. Treats Dandruff:
Almond oil effectively cures dandruff by removing dead cells from the scalp.. It also nourishes the hair and keeps all kinds of hair troubles at bay. Almond oil is a great emollient that cleanses the skin and removes dead cells. This quality also helps almond oil fight dandruff and keep the scalp clean.
A mixture of powdered amla and almond oil applied generously on the hair and left for about 30 minutes, followed by a hair wash, is sure to soothe the scalp and ensure dandruff-free hair.
11. Prevents Heart Ailments:
Almond oil is loaded with monounsaturated fatty acids. These fats boost heart health and prevent cardiovascular diseases. Sweet almond oil is rich in folic acids, unsaturated fats, protein, and potassium, all these have been proven to be beneficial to cardiac health.
12. Regulates Blood Pressure and Maintains Cholesterol Levels:
Almond oil helps keep Type 2 Diabetes at bay, restores liver health and maintains a healthy heart. It also regulates blood pressure and maintains the cholesterol levels.
13. Boost Immunity and Aids Digestion:
Regular consumption of almond oil makes the body stronger and helps it fight common infections. It also proves to be an effective laxative and aids digestion.
14. Boost Memory and Strengthen Nervous System:
It is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids and also contains a good measure of potassium. Almond oil is known to nourish the nervous system.
Add a few drops of the oil to a glass of milk and drink this every night before you go to sleep.
15. Enhances Blood Circulation and excellent for Baby’s Bone Development:
Almond oil is a great source of vitamin D that is required for the absorption of calcium in the body. And obviously, calcium is extremely vital for a newborn, as its bones need to develop and strengthen.
Massaging a baby’s joints with almond oil improves blood circulation and prevents skin problems.
16. Relieves Pain And Muscles Stress:
Any massage is therapeutic, and one with almond oil can relieve muscular aches and pains.
Almond oil has analgesic properties that help in easing the pain and stress from strained muscles. A few tablespoons of heated almond oil, when massaged into the affected area, almost instantly relieves joint or muscular pains.
17. Promotes Healthy And Strong Nails:
Long nails look beautiful only if they appear healthy and not brittle. If you tend to bite the edges of your nails, it’s time to strengthen them with almond oil.
For healthy and strong nails, massage them with a few drops of almond oil daily. The potassium and zinc present in the almond oil strengthen your nails and hydrate them, making them less prone to breaking.
18. Prevents Cancer:
Adding almond oil to your food can prevent colon cancer. Almond oil is full of fiber, which helps in proper movement of food in the colon.
19. Excellent For Pregnant Women:
Almond oil is rich in folic acid, which reduces the chances of birth defects in newborns. It also ensures that your baby goes through healthy cell growth and tissue formation process. Almond oil also ensures your newborn won’t suffer from neural tube defect.
NB: Pansari’s Sweet Almond oil is pure oil and can be used for edible purposes too.