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Excellent beauty effect ! Moroccan gold, Rare oil【Argan oil】

Argan oil, which is famous as a skin care oil, is actually an edible beauty oil! Argan oil extracted by low pressure squeezing is rare and is also called Moroccan gold.

\\ This article is recommended as follows //

  • Those who want to know the effects of argan oil
  • Those who want to know how to use and eat argan oil
  • Those who want to learn about carrier oil


  1. 1.What is Argan oil?
  2. 2.The effect of Argan oil
  3. 3.How to use Argan oil
  4. 4.Notes of Argan oil

1.What is Argan oil?

Organic argan oil

An oil extracted from argan seeds that live in the Sahara Desert of Morocco.
Only 1 liter of oil can be obtained from 100 kg of argan seeds. It is called Moroccan gold because of its rarity.
Argan oil is a natural beauty oil that you can eat and apply!

Argan oil fatty acid
Main fatty acids Oleic acid
Cooking Heating OK (stir-fried food)
Storage method Dark and cool place
Taste / Aroma / Texture Has a roasted nutty aroma, richness and bitterness
Fat-soluble vitamins VitaminA, VitaminE, γ-Tocopherol
Phytochemicals Caffeic acid, tilcarol, petitrospermol, ruperol, β-amyrin

2. The effect of Argan oil

Remove active oxygen!

Argan oil, which is especially rich in vitamin E among many oils. In particular, it is characterized by having tocopherols of all four types of vitamin E. It has a strong ability to remove active oxygen and is effective for anti-aging.

For prevention and improvement of swelling!

The diuretic effect of γ-tocopherol and the activation of metabolism of saponin discharge excess water and waste products in the body, so effective for preventing and improving swelling.

Anti-inflammatory effect!

Rich in anti-inflammatory phytochemicals, it is also ideal for skin irritation and sunburned skin repair.

Effective for weight loss!

Saponin has a detox effect and effect of promoting fat burning that improves blood flow and activates metabolism of the whole body while improving the coldness of the body.
Therefore, it is effective to use argan oil for slimming massage!

3. How to use Argan oil

There are two types of argan oil, one that is extracted after roasting and the other that is extracted raw. The roast type has a deep color and a nutty aroma, but the raw one is almost tasteless and odorless.
Raw argan oil is recommended for both nutrition and beauty, but you can use it as you like!

・For stir fry or salad

An oil rich in vitamin E that can be heated. However, if you heat it too much, the flavor will be lost, so stir-fried food is good.
Also, the roast type can enjoy the aroma and taste like nuts, so it is recommended to sprinkle it on salads or pottages!

・For skin care

It is an oil that is smooth and familiar to the skin and has abundant nutritional value, so it is recommended to apply it first after taking a bath!
If oil alone is not enough, try regular skin care such as lotion or milky lotion after oil.
It is also recommended to use it as a massage oil for the whole body and cleansing!

・For hair and scalp care

For treatment before drying your hair. It can also improve scalp itchiness, dandruff and odor, so you can use it as a scalp massage oil to treat your hair!

Recommended Argan oil

If you choose argan oil, of course, the oil is extracted by cold pressing, which is organically unrefined!
There are many recommended oils, but I would like to introduce some of them!

《Edible argan oil》

There are two types of argan oil, roast type and non-roast type, but this is the non-roast type.
Organic Extra Virgin Pure Argan Oil, which can be used not only for a eating, but also for skin and hair care.

An organic brand born in the Loire, France. Argan oil that is particular about the cultivation and manufacturing process.

This is also an organic brand from France. It is a slightly high-class brand that handles not only argan oil but also various organic products.

4. Notes of Argan oil

Do not use if you are allergic to nuts!
Argan is nuts. People who are allergic to nuts should not use it for food or skin care whatever.

For people with super sensitive skin, start with a small amount!
Argan oil extracted by cold pressing is very nutritious. That's good, but it can be inspiring for some people.
It may cause rough skin and acne, so if you are worried, please start it from little!

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Chika Sato

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