Arbonne Ingredients Avocado Oil

Avocado Oil

Avocado Oil from Arbonne and is a versatile, nutrient-rich oil known for promoting heart, skin, and hair health. Extracted from the avocado fruit, it is rich in monounsaturated fats, vitamins, and antioxidants. Ideal for cooking, baking, and skincare, avocado oil helps reduce inflammation, nourish the skin, and enhance nutrient absorption, with a daily intake of 1-2 tablespoons recommended for dietary use.

What is Avocado Oil?

Avocado Oil is a nutrient-rich oil extracted from the flesh of avocados (Persea americana). Known for its high content of healthy fats, vitamins, and antioxidants, avocado oil is used both as a cooking oil and in skincare products. Its mild flavor and high smoke point make it a versatile addition to various culinary applications, while its moisturizing properties benefit skin and hair health.

Where is it Usually Found in Nature?

Avocado oil is derived from the avocado fruit, which grows on the avocado tree, native to Central and South America. The oil is extracted from the creamy, green flesh of the fruit, often using cold-pressing techniques to preserve its nutrient content.

Benefits to Health and Body

  1. Heart Health: Avocado oil is rich in monounsaturated fats, particularly oleic acid, which helps lower bad cholesterol (LDL) levels and increase good cholesterol (HDL) levels, promoting heart health.
  2. Skin Health: The oil is packed with vitamins A, D, and E, as well as antioxidants, which nourish and hydrate the skin, reduce inflammation, and protect against environmental damage.
  3. Nutrient Absorption: Avocado oil enhances the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins and antioxidants from other foods, making it an excellent addition to salads and vegetable dishes.
  4. Anti-inflammatory Properties: The high content of oleic acid and antioxidants in avocado oil helps reduce inflammation in the body, benefiting conditions like arthritis and other inflammatory diseases.
  5. Hair Health: Avocado oil moisturizes and strengthens hair, reducing dryness and preventing breakage, while also promoting a healthy scalp.

Examples of Use

  • Cooking and Baking: Avocado oil’s high smoke point (around 520°F or 271°C) makes it suitable for frying, sautéing, grilling, and baking. It can also be used as a dressing for salads or drizzled over vegetables.
  • Skincare Products: Due to its moisturizing and nourishing properties, avocado oil is included in creams, lotions, serums, and masks to improve skin hydration and elasticity.
  • Hair Care: It can be applied directly to the hair and scalp or included in shampoos and conditioners to promote healthy, shiny hair.
  • Dietary Supplements: Avocado oil is available in capsule form for those seeking its health benefits without changing their cooking habits.

Suggested Daily Intake

There is no specific recommended daily intake for avocado oil, but incorporating 1-2 tablespoons (15-30 ml) into your diet daily can provide health benefits. When using avocado oil in skincare, it can be applied directly to the skin or added to products, following the instructions for use.

You'll find Avocado Oil in the following Arbonne products