For some years Ago, argan oil has been a favorite of organic stores and other parapharmacies. In Morocco, it is used in food but also for body care.
Argan oil is made from the fruit of the argan tree, this particularly resistant tree that grows only in south western Morocco !
"Today it's about the only place in the world where this tree is found," says Blandine Pouzin, a journalist with several books on the subject, who needs arid terrain and sea air. to grow well. "
The argan tree produces argan nuts, which are enclosed in a hull. This is the fruit inside that is used to make argan oil. This fruit is composed of pulp and a large nucleus, in which we find seeds, almonds.
Two types of oil can be manufactured.
> Argan oil, used for cosmetic and medicinal purposes, does not include the roasting of amendons. It is clear and above all, virtually odorless. This form is the most precious and it is only found in small quantities.