There is a buzz about argan oil being a “miracle ingredient” and rightfully so with it’s high levels of vitamin E, F, antioxidants and fatty acids, no wonder it is referred to as “liquid gold”.

Argan oil is extracted from the nuts of the Argan tree, found primarily in Morocco (Now it makes sense!!). Here is an interesting fact about the Argan tree, it doesn’t start producing fruit until it is 30-50 years old.  Since the oil takes about 12 to 20hrs to extract one liter and only has a shelf life of 3-6 months, it is one of the highly priced oils.  Since it has so many benefits you really can’t put a price on it!!  Argan oil has been used for centuries by Berber women.  So if beautiful Berber women have been using it for centuries, they must be doing something right!!

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Check out these great uses for this “liquid gold”:

1. Healthy Hair

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Amazing for your hair, it hydrates it naturally which prevents rough, brittle, and unruly hair.  It doesn’t leave your hair feeling greasy, so it makes your hair naturally shiny.  No need for expensive salon treatments!!!

2. Superb Skin

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Great for anti-aging, moisturizing and protecting your skin.  Since argan oil has high levels of vitamin E (antioxidant), it helps to fight free radicals and protect the skin.  The fatty acids in argan oil make it great for loss of elasticity, reducing inflammation and for moisturizing.  Forget the spa, time to lather up with this amazing oil!!!

3. Natural Nails 

Argan oil provides vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to keep nails healthy. Since it gets absorbed easily, it nourishes them and with regular use it promotes healthy and natural growth of nails.  No need for mani’s and pedi’s!!!

4. Helpful Healing 

An active ingredient called Triterpenoids occurs in argan oil that provides amazing skin protection benefits, such as tissue healing for scars, anti-inflammatory and sun-protection.  Still don’t forget your sunscreen!!!

5. Culinary Cooking 

Argan oil is amazing not just for its nutty taste but also its nutritional value.  Since it is loaded with vitamins E, F, essential fatty acids and antioxidants it will keep you healthy on the inside as well as the outside, by improving circulation, lowering cholesterol, strengthen your immune system, stabilizing blood sugars even providing relief for rheumatism and arthritis.  It also can protect us from cardiovascular and inflammatory disease and even lower the risk of certain types of cancer.  Culinary cure!!!

As you can see, no need for spa treatments or gourmet restaurants.  You can have these experience right in your home with these product picks….

1. Mogador Certified Organic 100% Pure Argan Oil

Magador Argan Oil is 100% pure certified organic, cold pressed raw virgin argan oil, no preservatives, fragrances, dyes or other oils added, fair trade product. Supports Berber women’s cooperative improve their lives and environment in Morocco.  It is bottled in USA in a facility dedicated to argan oil and only argan oil. Immediate results for skin, hair and nails.   This is the one of I have in my medicine cabinet!!!