Almond Oil - Sweet (La Tourangelle)

When asked by our customers to come up with the most versatile oil that could be used in both cooking and DIY cosmetics, we had the perfect solution. La Tourangelle release Sweet Almond Oil, one of the best oils for both high-heat cooking and skin nourishment. The oil is all natural and expeller-pressed in California. Bring the versatile La Tourangelle Sweet Almond Oil into your daily cooking and skin care routine – it will do it all!

Item #AA2480 (16.9oz)

Ingredients: 100% Pure Almond Oil

Usage

Usage as cooking oil: La Tourangelle expeller-pressed Sweet Almond Oil is neutral and subtle. It’s perfect for high-heat cooking, for baking wonderful pastries, and it also makes a great substitute for butter.

Usage as body care oil: Almond oil is one of the best oils for skin care, hair care and massage. Known to be rich in nutrients such as vitamin E, almond oil is an amazing moisturizer for all skin type. The skin easily absorbs it. Expert agree that Sweet Almond oil is the best oil “du jour”. Many cosmetic products and spa treatment use this oil for its hydrating properties and its gentle attributes, perfect for sensible skin. Suggested easy quick scrub recipe: 2tbsp almond oil, 1 tbsp. sugar, mix, massage into the desired area, rinse. Feel the softness of your skin.

Storage
Cool, dark place. Refrigerate for maximum shelf life.

Health benefits
This light-colored oil is recognized to have a great amount of vitamin E (anti-oxidant) and high level of monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs).

Production process
The process of extracting the oil has not changed for centuries. Almonds are first ground and slowly roasted to perfection in cast-iron kettles, then expeller-pressed and lightly filtered. The resulting warm paste is then pressed in a hydraulic press. Following mechanical extraction, the oil is lightly filtered and bottled. The leftover cake is sold as cattle feed or for use in bakeries.

Temperature
Suitable for high heat, with a smoke point of 450°F.

Shelf life
Unopened: 24-month shelf life
Opened: best used within 6 months

NUTRITION FACTS

Amount Per Serving
Serving Size 15mL
Calories 130
Calories from fat 130
Total fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 0g 0%
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0%
Protein 0g 0%

Not a significant source of dietary fiber, sugars, vitamin A, Vitamin C, calcium and iron.*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


Ingredients Updated: 03/31/16.