What is Argan Oil made from?
The Argan Oil Production Process
Argan is made from the fruit Argan tree. Argan fruits ripen around June or July when they are bright green/yellow. The fruits are almond nut sized and ovoid. At harvest time communities come together to pick the precious fruits from the trees and collect any that have dropped onto the ground.
Inside of the fruit there is a milky pulp, covered by a thick peel. This covers a very hard shelled seed which is the Argan nut. The Argan nuts contain up to three oil rich white… Continue reading
Israeli Argan Oil & Argan 100
Will Israeli Projects impact the livelihood of Berber Womens Cooperatives?
Israel has been trying to establish itself in the Argan Oil business and is starting to grow the Argan tree in the Negev desert Israel. The project is part of a national program to encourage new Israeli settlers to establish new communities in more rural areas. Israeli companies have been developing what they call a “super strain” of Argan. They claim that this strain should survive in less harsh conditions and produce ten times more nuts than the trees in Morocco
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What Does Argan Oil Smell Like?
There are 4 grades of genuine cosmetic Argan Oil each of which has a different scent.
There is also an edible Culinary Argan Oil which has a nutty smell
Below we reveal the different types of Argan Oil you may see for sale, their smell and what it means.