Argan

Argan oil is an oil produced from the kernels of the Argan tree. The argan tree is a very resistant tree which can live from 150 to 200 years. It is perfectly adapted to the aridity of the South Western regions of Morocco.

The fruits of the Argan tree are green. They look like an olive but are larger and rounder.
Inside, there is a hard shell nut which represents about one quarter of the flesh fruit weight. The nut can contain up to three kernels from which the argan oil is extracted.

The production of this oil is a demanding and laborious process which was until recently completely realized by hand.

This oil is very nutritive and has a lot of medical properties.It contains twice as much vitamin E as olive oil. It’s used in food, cosmetics, body care…

Argan Oil, has been sought after for years by chefs, top gourmets and enlightened home cooks for its delicacy. It’s not only healthy, but it has a characteristic nutty flavor and enhances the taste and aroma of many dishes. It is truly a rare and exotic treat. Argan Oil is used only for seasoning and never for cooking.

For centuries, Argan has been a well-kept secret known only to Berber women in Morocco who use it to nourish their skin, hair and nails.

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