This new entity is a hit all across the world because of its many proven health benefits. This is an essential oil termed as ‘liquid gold’ by the New York Times. Its amazing smell will make you go dreamy and ummmm!! The oil is extracted from the kernels of nuts of argan tree and is known as argan oil. The argan tree is uniquely exclusive to Moroccan region and is called the “tree of life”! The oil is currently used in many cosmetic products and it has many culinary uses too. It is known to treat everything from acne to arthritis!
Below we list some of the amazing benefits of Argan oil –
1. Improves Skin Appearance And Treats Acne
Argan oil is very effective in improving the appearance of your skin. Its regular use makes skin soft and supple, flawless and brighter. The saponins present in argan oil reactivate skin cells providing a rejuvenating experience. It is also useful in treating mild acne and their scars by reducing inflammation of the skin. Dab some argan oil on the affected area regularly to see the effect.
2. Relieves Arthritis and Rheumatism
Flavonoids are present in the oil which have powerful anti-inflammatory properties that treat arthritic swelling and relieves pain to a great extent. Constituents like triterpenoids and linoleic acid present in the oil are known to help people with rheumatologic conditions. Massage a few drops of argan oil to the affected area for relief.
3. Conditions And Repairs Your Dry Hair
Argan oil is a great moisturizing agent, thus when applied to the hair it prevents drying and protects the hair from environmental damage. Argan oil seals moisture in the hair making it soft and more manageable. It’s a good conditioner for coloured hair and can be used after different hairstyling segments. Being rich in Vitamin E it nourishes your hair, reduces dandruff, imparts shine and repairs split ends giving your hair a healthy and beautiful appearance.
4. Aids Digestion
Argan oil contains organic compounds that aid in the digestion process of the body. It increases the concentration of pepsin in the gastric juices that’s helps digest. Improved digestions result in more energy and weight loss for a healthy body.
5. Lip Moisturizer
The abundance and goodness of vitamins present in argan oil help to heal cracked and dry lips. It’s a boon in the winter season where the skin loses moisture becoming dry and sore. The essential oil takes care of your lips in any weather conditions. It’s a better alternative to the lip balms available in the market.
6. Prevents Stretch Marks
The healing power of argan oil is not limited to the above benefits. It has shown proven effects to prevent stretch marks also. It works towards improving the elasticity of the skin and increases skin hydration. All you have to do is rub few drops of warm argan oil onto the affected areas. This can prevent stretch marks and heal the scars on the skin too.
Don’t get lured for expensive beauty products. Do try using argan oil to improve your appearance and health naturally.
She is pharmacist by education and working in field of medical content development for more than 8 years. She has execllent hold on medical content research and development and has produce valuable data for various pharmaceutical companies.