Also known by the name Benzaldehyde, Bitter Almond Oil finds usage in the making of various food stuffs. When combined with almonds, it can be used for the production of the baked food items such as drinks, bread, coffee drinks, cookies, hard candies, marzipan and pastries are a few to name. This oil is harvested from the healthy and main species of almond trees that makes it the perfect choice to be used across the world. It is extracted using either the cold press method or the hot press.
How Does Almond Oil Bitter Differs From The Sweet One?
The properties of the mentioned oil differs from that of sweet almond oil in various terms. In comparison to the later, the former one is used as a carrier oil to be added into the scent. Moreover, the offered oil contains amygdalin that is obtained from the nuts present in peaches, apricots and plums. Depending upon the Natural Standard, our provided oil possess several anti-tusssive properties that can be used in the medicines as a cough suppressant. It also finds usage as an active ingredient in the makeup removing products. Also, it can be used as a base in the making of perfumery products.
Benefits of Using Bitter Almond Oil
Promotes urination: Any kind of harmful material that may get into our body can be easily removed using the mentioned oil via excreta, urine or sweat. Frequently urination also helps a person lose weight and stay relaxed.
Aromatherapy: Its essence can be useful for being used as a massage oil. When blended with other essential oils such as apricot or lavender, it has shown tremendous results for the aromatherapy treatment.
Treats diabetes: due to the elevation in the level of sugar, risk of diabetes increases. Consuming Bitter Almond Oil, helps in promoting insulin, resulting in the control of blood sugar level.
Kills bacteria: The presence of cyanide and hydrogen in the oil are helpful in killing the bacteria that makes it ideal for being used in fungicidal products.
Regulates cholesterol: Because of its ability to raise the level of HDL cholesterol and lower the LDL, helps in regulating the total cholesterol in the body.
Lowers the rate of heart diseases: Enriched with Omega-3 fatty acids, it helps in minimizing the inflammation and keeping the heart fit and healthy
Prevent cancer: Toxicity present in the rendered oil is helpful in the prevention of cancer by inhibiting the growth of cells that cause cancer.
If consumed topically, it helps in enhancing the glow of the skin and maintain the natural sheen of hair.
It can be consumed orally, if anyone wants to benefit its amazing results quickly but should be taken after consulting doctor.
The aforementioned benefits of using Bitter Almond Oil is true, but will only be beneficial if taken as per the doctor's advice and considering below cited precautions:
Its usage is strictly prohibited for the women who are pregnant or on lactation period.
If consumed orally in higher quantity can lead to nausea, vomiting and loose motions
prunus amygdalus amara l. oil
pale yellow to yellow clear liquid (est)
12.00 month(s) or longer if stored properly.
store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light