Argan Oil: The word is out - of the wonderful health and beauty benefits this rare
and exotic oil possesses. Since the Argan Tree grows only in one
place in the world - the South of Morocco, it's supplies are limited. In recent years, the Argan tree has been threatened by social and climatic factors, such as increased agriculture and over exploitation. By using an accredited all-women cooperative network as its sole supplier, we play a role in helping to support the integration of women in Moroccan society and encourage local communities to conserve and expand the Argan forest.
The difference between culinary and
cosmetic (raw) oil is in the processing of the nuts. The nuts of the
culinary oil are first lightly roasted to bring out the characteristic
nutty flavor and aroma that makes it so highly sought after. These are
The nuts of the cosmetic (raw) oil are
simply cold-pressed. There is virtually no flavor or aroma in the
cosmetic grade of Argan Oil. Zamouri Spices does not refine our Argan Oil, so it is edible.