It is a great oil to use as carrier oil when performing aromatherapy massage. It is a rich heavy oil, that is deeply penetrating and rich in vitamins A and D, lecithin, potassium as well as vitamin E. It is often used for clients with dry or mature skins, or people suffering from eczema or psoriasis, and is very useful when treating sun or climate damaged skin that is dehydrated and undernourished as it is said to help with regenerating the skin and softening the tissue. Avocado oil is easily absorbed into deep tissue, and with its wonderful emollient properties, makes it ideal for mature skins as well as helping to relieve the dryness and itching of psoriasis and eczema.
Avocado oil is high in sterolins and sterols. Sterolin is extremely moisturizing to the skin and helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Avocado oil also contains Vitamin A, D and E which is effective in fostering collagen production as well as in treating age spots. With its advanced level of vitamin E, avocado oil can be beneficial on cracked skin and may reduce itching as well as inflammation of the epidermis.
10% Avocado Oil
90% Sweet Almond Oil or Jojoba Oil
Body Massage Oil: 40-60 drops of essential oil to about 100ml of Avocado Carrier Oil Mixture.
Everyday Home Use: 10-20 drops of essential oils with 50ml of Avocado Carrier Oil Mixture.
Therapeutic: 25-30 drops of essential oil to about 50ml of Avocado Carrier Oil Mixture.