Sweet Almond Oil Medicinal Uses
- Sweet Almond Oil Medicinal Uses:
Generally two varieties of almonds are found, one is sweet almonds and other is bitter almonds, while the sweet almonds are scientifically called as Prunus amygdalus, and the bitter almonds are known as aprunus amygdalus amara. Almond oil is derived from both varieties of almonds; sweet almond oil and bitter almond oil are used for the treatment of skin disorders and for hair problems especially, since time immemorial by the Health care Professionals. The usage of sweet almond oil is very safe when compared to the use of bitter almond oil, but the both almond oils provide the potential medicinal benefits, health benefits and culinary uses of its own. Sweet almond oil is pale yellowish in color and transparent with nutty taste. It is widely used in aromatherapy, massage therapy and in Ayurvedic medicine.
The Usage of bitter almond oil should be strictly under medical supervision of Health Care Professionals only, and with extreme care, because it contains toxic substances that produce fatal health disorders. The bitter almond oil should be used in very low mild dose and in diluted form only, concentrated form of bitter almond oil or overdose, should not be used because it produces very serious fatal side effects, as per the scientists and Health care professionals.
Let us discuss the potential health benefits and medicinal uses of Sweet almond oil and the active ingredients found are carbohydrates, proteins, fats that contain monounsaturated, saturated, polyunsaturated fatty acids, and vitamins such as folic acid, niacin, pyridoxine, thiamin, pantothenic acid, riboflavin of B Vitamin constituents, Vitamin E or tocopherol and minerals namely, zinc, calcium, iron, phosphorous, potassium, magnesium, tryptophan, sodium, copper, manganese, and other flavanoids or polyphenols like kaempferol, quercetin, isorhamnetin, quercitrin, isorhamnetin 3-0 Glucoside, 3-0 rutinoside, isorhamnetin 3-0 rutinoside, catechin, morin, epicatechin, and isorhamnetin 3-0 galactoside and linoleic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid, palmitoleic acid, arachidic acid, stearic acid, gallic acid and phytosterlols, which contribute to promote general health and wellness and prevent various health disorders.
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