If you have the chance to travel to Morocco in the middle of the summer, you will most likely be amused by a lot of street vendors of Prickly Pears or Barbary Figs. Definitely try the fruit while you are there as it has a succulent taste. You’ll most probably wonder how the vendor peels the fruit without touching the prickles. But your biggest concern will be whether to swallow or throw the many small seeds it contains!
Oil industry producers, got also concerned with the seeds of this very weird fruit and scrutinized it in more details. For a cactus to live in the harshest conditions in arid areas and still produce such a juicy fruit, it should definitely have some secret. In fact the fruit itself holds almost 80% of water and its seeds contain a plethora of fatty acids.
Production of this oil is extremely expensive and generally a liter of this little miracle costs between 800 to 1000 USD. It takes almost 1 ton of figs to make 1 liter of the oil. So you will be very lucky if you get your hands on a very pure version of it.
Following are 4 extremely important uses of this rare oil:
The extracted ointment from the seeds has been found to fight and neutralize the free radicals like no other oil when applied to the skin. This is mainly due to its extremely high composition of vitamin E which makes it the free radicals go getter by excellence.
The Prickly Pear oil, on top of his extreme high content of vitamin E and K, contains at least 6 to 7 amino acids and antioxidants, bringing it to the podium of the super power oils that fight Age-ing. This combination of vitamins + acids penetrates the skin and reduces wrinkles and fine lines dramatically. With its easy absorption and no greasy feel, you can easily substitute your night cream or serum with it.
If you have also suffered from pregnancy stretch marks and face darkening, definitely go for this oil or a cream containing the oil extract to make these unwelcome marks vanish.
The prickly pear oil also works wonders on nails. A gentle massage everyday on your nails will give them their needed dose of vitamin E. It will make them hard and avoid their duplication.
And we at IZIL have worked just hard to bring you a 100% pure cold pressed version of this rare oil. You can also seek the 3 FRUITS "YOUTH-GENERATING CREAM” if you are more of a cream person. This cream is a combination of the super power oil combos of ARGAN OIL, BARBARY FIG OIL and ROSEHIP OIL. It contains a potent shot of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals to deeply hydrate, nourish and improve overall skin texture. But not only as It will stimulate cellular renewal, combat free radicals, and reduce the depth of lines and wrinkles.
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