Prunus dulcis is the name of the species of which the sweet almond tree is part. Sweet almond oil is extracted from the fruit of this tree which is found in the dry areas off Europe and United States.
Sweet almond oil is used as a moisturizer in cosmetic formulas. Rich in vitamin A, it is recommended for dry, mature skin, as well as for the treatment of stretchmarks. It suits all types of skin.
People allergic to almonds must avoid it.
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