Argan tree grow only at the southwest parts of Marocco. It is very resistant tree when during times of drought. Resistant to drought and high temperatures, even if dry after 7 years can again revive. Therefore argan tree called the tree of life because it symbolizes patience and endurance, and as such acts positively on health.
The process of getting Argan Oil is a very long and difficult. It begins with the harvesting of the fruits, and then they are breaking, ground so that the resulting mixture is squeezed to get the Oil. So to get a liter of Oil needed 100 pounds of fresh fruit.
Argan oil has:
Tocopherols (vitamin E), phenols, carotene, scalene, and fatty acids, (80% unsaturated fatty acids) the main natural phenols in argan oil are caffeic acid, oleuropein, vanillic acid, tyrosol, catechol, resorcinol, epicatechin and catechin.
Argan Oil and his use:
– as protection during severe weather as strong winds and high temperatures
– to care for sensitive baby skin
– prevents stretch marks appearance
– also be used for nourishing hair
its use in cosmetics in general has been treating skin diseases and nourishing hair and skin.
For example you may use for face moisturizer after cleaning your face. Massage your face with few drops of Argan oil or you want your hair to have styling shine put few drops of Argan oil to your hands and run them through your hair and your hair will shine long time. When you use Argan oil for your hair you are nourishing your hair from dryness and all day use.
For body use put few drops of Argan oil on your body into the bath or your body lotion. Also prevents stretch marks at stage of pregnancy.
Every consumer that buys a product that contain Argan oil should pay attention of the percentage of Argan oil in the product. The greater presence of Argan oil in the product, the product is better.