Ingredient Name: Avocado Oil (Persea americana)
What is it? Avocado oil is derived from the fruit of the avocado plant and is rich in fatty acids, including oleic acid, linoleic acid, and linolenic acid, and nutrients, such as beta-carotene and vitamins A, D, and E. Studies suggest that this oil may help speed wound healing, decrease inflammation, and gently hydrate the skin.*
*= This information has not been approved by the FDA
Lin, Tzu-Kai, et al. “Anti-Inflammatory and Skin Barrier Repair Effects of Topical Application of Some Plant Oils.” International Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol. 19, no. 1, 2017, p. 70., doi:10.3390/ijms19010070.
Nayak, B S, et al. “Wound Healing Activity of Persea Americana (Avocado) Fruit: a Preclinical Study on Rats.” Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports., U.S. National Library of Medicine, Mar. 2008, www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18376654
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