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Argan Oil: Morocco’s ‘Liquid Gold’

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  • Argan oil is made from the seeds of the small fruit of the argan tree (Argania spinosa). It is one of the natural, plant-based oils that can be beneficial for your skin
  • This is one of the natural, plant-based oils that can be beneficial for your skin, as it can potentially help repair the natural skin-barrier function. Topical application of this oil may help boost cell production, making your skin healthier and providing ample moisture
  • A study has found that argan oil may reduce sebum levels in people with oily skin — meaning it can potentially help minimize the appearance of acne
  • Get to know more about this oil’s nourishing and rejuvenating benefits, and why having a bottle at home may be a wise health decision

Did you know that pure argan oil, called "liquid gold" or "the Gold of Morocco" because of its outstanding health benefits, was once made with the help of tree goats — particularly their droppings? The fruit of the argan tree is a favorite food of tree-climbing goats. The undigested seeds, where the oil comes from, are carefully picked by locals out of the animals' poop (more on this later).


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