Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil (natural) (pure)

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Synonyms Argan Oil
Product Type Chemical
CAS 223747-87-3
Source/Host Chemicals Isolated from Argania spinosa.
Purity Chemicals 100% (cold pressed, unrefined)
Purity Detail Cold pressed.
Appearance Clear yellow odourless oil.
Solubility Soluble in ethanol, hexane or ether.
Formulation Liquid.
Declaration Manufactured by Innaxon.
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Short Term Storage +20°C
Long Term Storage +20°C
Handling Advice Do not freeze.
Protect from light.
Use/Stability Stable for at least 1 year after receipt when stored at +20°C.
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Argan oil is pressed from the kernels of the fruits from the argan tree (Argania spinosa (L.) Skeels; Sapotaceae) that is endemic to southwest Morocco. Cold pressed argan oil is characterized by high levels of linoleic and oleic acids, tocopherols (in particular γ-tocopherol), and minor compounds such as sterols, carotenoids, and squalene. The main fatty acids in these triglycerides, are oleic and linoleic acids (47% and 33%, respectively), as well as omega-6 fatty acids. Saturated fatty acids in the triglycerides of argan oil are stearic and palmitic acid (5.5% and 15.5%, respectively). Minor components of argan oil include polyphenols, squalene, carotenes, triterpene alcohols and sterols (spinasterol, schottenol). Pre-clinical and clinical studies report hypolipidemic, hypocholesterolemic, hypoglycemic and antihypertensive effects of nutritional use of argan oil in addition to its well-documented anti-oxidant and moisturizing effects used for external cosmetic applications. Used as food supplement and solvent aid for lipophilic compounds.

Product References
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  2. Evidence of hypolipemiant and antioxidant properties of argan oil derived from the argan tree (Argania spinosa): A. Drissi, et al.; Clin. Nutr. 23, 1159 (2004)
  3. Argan (Argania spinosa) oil lowers blood pressure and improves endothelial dysfunction in spontaneously hypertensive rats: H. Berrougui, et al.; Br. J. Nutr. 92, 921 (2004)
  4. Nutritional intervention study with argan oil in man: effects on lipids and apolipoproteins: A. Derouiche, et al.; Ann. Nutr. Metab. 49, 96 (2005)
  5. Consumption of argan oil may have an antiatherogenic effect by improving paraoxonase activities and antioxidant status: intervention study inhealthy men: M. Cherki, et al.; Nutr. Metab. Cardiovasc. Dis. 15, 352 (2005)
  6. Phenolic-extract from argan oil (Argania spinosa L.) inhibits human low-density lipoprotein (LDL) oxidation and enhances cholesterol efflux fromhuman THP-1 macrophages: H. Berrougui, et al.; Atherosclerosis 184, 389 (2006)
  7. Argan oil: which benefits on cardiovascular diseases? M. Cherki, et al.; Pharmacol. Res. 54, 1 (2006)
  8. The nutritional benefits of argan oil in obesity risk prevention: A. Adlouni, et al.; Atheroscler. S. 9, 137 (2008)
  9. Argan oil: Occurrence, composition and impact on human health: Z. Charrouf & D. Guillaume; Eur. J. Lipid Sci. Technol. 110, 632 (2008) (Review)
  10. Therapeutic potential of argan oil: a review: H. E. Monfalouti, et al.; J. Pharm. Pharmacol. 62, 1669 (2010)
  11. Bioactive compounds and nutritional significance of virgin argan oil--an edible oil with potential as a functional food: C. Cabrera-Vique, et al.; Nutr. Rev. 70, 266 (2012)
  12. Physicochemical characteristics, nutritional properties, and health benefits of argan oil: a review: A. El Abbassi, et al.; Crit. Rev. Food Sci. Nutr. 54, 1401 (2014)
  13. The effect of dietary and/or cosmetic argan oil on postmenopausal skin elasticity: K.Q. Boucetta, et al.; Clin. Interv. Aging 10, 339 (2015)
  14. Mechanisms of Resorcinol antagonism of Benzo[a]pyrene-induced damage to human keratinocytes: S.E. Lee, et al.; Biomol. Ther. 29, 227 (2021)
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