Avocado Oil

Choosing the Best Avocado Oil


Californian avocado oilAvocado oil is growing in popularity as more and more people recognize its value as a superior cooking oil. Coldpressed avocado oil also has many beneficial properties for improving your appearance, disease prevention and long-term optimal health.

I’ve written before about the importance of the smoke point of the oil you cook with and why avocado oil is the best and perhaps only oil that should be used for high temperature frying. There’s also numerous reasons why the vegetable oils in most people’s kitchens may be damaging their health and why a good avocado oil is the best replacement.

Like all natural products though, there are different levels of quality. I recently tried a new Read more »

Psoriasis, Avocado Oil and Fish Oil – A Topical Treatment


Treating Psoriasis with Avocado OilPsoriasis is a non-contagious, recurring skin disease with symptoms that include patches of rough, dry and scaly skin surrounded by a red, inflamed border. Areas affected often become cracked and painful with severe itching.

Psoriasis can occur in various places on the body and over 6 million people in the USA are believed to be sufferers. Read more »

Treating Eczema with Avocado Oil


Eczema Avocado OilThe term eczema refers to a variety of skin conditions that lead to irritated and inflamed skin, often with severe itching, blisters and red rashes on the areas affected.

Eczema is particularly difficult to live with when it appears on the face. Other common areas for outbreaks include knee and elbow creases, wrists and ankles, chest, back, neck and scalp. Read more »

3 Ways to Use Avocado Oil for Acne Problems


Acne Avocado oilUsing avocado oil, both as a skin moisturizer and having it in your diet on a regular basis, can make a very positive difference to the appearance of your skin. But can it also help with acne problems and other skin issues like enlarged pores and blackheads?

Avocado oil and Acne

Avocado oil may be beneficial to acne sufferers in three different ways – nutritionally, as a nightly moisturizer and as a topical treatment to prevent acne and diminish blackheads and enlarged pores. Read more »

How to Apply Avocado Oil for Face Moisturization


Avocado Oil FaceLooking around your local cosmetic store or supermarket, there is a wide variety of different face moisturizers. All of them usually promising deeply hydrated, younger looking skin (often at a significant price).

But look a little closer at the ingredients list and the petrochemical derived additives like propylene glycol, cyclomethicone, petrolatum and methyl paraben may not sound so appealing. Read more »

Avocado Oil Skin Benefits and How to Save Money on Moisturizers


Skin Benefits from Avocado Oil As healthy as it is on food and as a cooking oil, avocado oil also has some amazing benefits for our skin when used as a natural moisturizer. Ahead is a look at why an increasing number of people are finding it much more effective than those petrochemical-based face creams.

Avocado oil benefits include very high levels of healthy monounsaturated fats, phytosterols and antioxidants like vitamin E. All of these nutrients would be likely to help better your skin tone over time when added to your diet regularly. Read more »

The Truth about Avocado Oil for Hair Growth


Avocado oil for hair growthCan avocado oil actually help with hair growth and just what is in it that makes it so good for your hair?

Despite many websites giving a long list of vitamins, minerals, omega-3 fats and amino acids supposedly in avocado oil. And then giving reasons why all of these nutrients are responsible for its hair growth properties, the truth about using avocado oil on your hair is actually much simpler and more powerful.

First a little cleanup of some of the avocado oil hair growth myths out there. Read more »

3 Homemade Avocado Oil Hair Treatments


Hair Treatments using Avocado Oil Here are three beneficial avocado oil treatments for your hair to improve its strength and shine. There is no need to buy expensive commercial conditioning treatments when these are so easy to make at home, all from ingredients straight out of the kitchen.

1. Avocado Hot Oil Treatment

Blend three to five tablespoons of avocado oil (depending on length of your hair) with three to five tablespoons of extra virgin coconut oil and heat them in a saucepan on a very low heat until warmed to a comfortable temperature. Read more »