The Argan Oil Story
Posted on May 21 2020
The native Moroccan Argan Oil has been a culinary staple in England for centuries. This natural plant oil is made from the kernels that grow on the argan trees. Its subtle, nutty flavour is loved amongst Pharaoh London customers, not only this but also its wide array of potential health benefits is appreciated. Pharaoh London has used Argan Oil in its soaps for cosmetic, culinary, and medicinal purposes because our customers deserve the best. Some of the hidden features which we took under consideration before using the oil are mentioned below.
Benefits of Argan Oil
- Contains Essential Nutrients
It is composed of a variety of Phenolic Compounds and Fatty acids. Around 29-36% of the fatty acid of argan oil comes from Omega-6, making it a good source of essential nutrients. Around 43-50% of the fatty acid is devised of Oleic acid. Furthermore, it also boasts a high level of vitamin E making is an important source of essential nutrients.
- Reduces Signs of Skin Ageing
We use soap on daily basis. Why not add some benefits to the soap? According to some researches, the dietary intake of argan oil slows down the ageing process by minimising inflammation and oxidative stress. Furthermore, when directly applied to the skin, it helps in repairing and maintaining healthy skin thus reducing visual signs of skin ageing.
- Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Property
Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory properties are owed to the various phenolic compounds present in the argan oil. As mentioned above, Argan Oil is a rich source of vitamin E, a fat-soluble vitamin, which acts as a potent antioxidant to reduce the damaging effects of free radicals. Moreover, researches have concluded that applying argan oil directly to your skin reduces inflammation caused by injuries or infections.
- Moisturises Skin
Skincare has been one of the major promises of Pharaoh London. For centuries, Argan Oil has been used as a moisturiser in lotions, soaps, and hair conditioners. Our top-quality soaps not only moisturise your skin but also works as a hair conditioner. Again, argan oils fat-soluble vitamin (Vitamin E) helps the skin in improving water retention.
- Soothes Atopic Dermatitis
Itchiness, red skin are common symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis. According to research, applying argan oil topically to the affected area helps treat symptoms. Taking into consideration we used it in our soap.
- Boosts Heart Health
Oleic Acid present in argan oil is a monounsaturated, Omega-9 fat. It has been tested that due to oleic acid, argan oil was compared to olive oil in its capacity to reduce heart disease risk by its impact on antioxidant levels in the blood. Higher intake of the oil can result in lower levels of ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol and higher levels of antioxidants in the blood.
- Anticancer Effects
The best quality Argan Oil contains is slowing down the growth and reproduction of certain cancer cells. Polyphenolic compounds present in the oil inhibited cancer cell growth by 50% while treating prostate cancer cells. Using our soap on daily basis enhances your chances to fight health issues.
Argan oil in our soap has been proven useful for most people. These were some of the benefits of Argan Oil which is used in our hand and body wash not only for the nourishment of your skin but also, they provide you with essential nutrients your body may require. Pharaoh London has always worked for the best interest of their customers. Providing you with completely natural made products.
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