Sweet Almond Oil Benefits and Uses

essential-oilsSweet almond oil should be avoided by those with nut allergies. Those with diabetes should also avoid it because it may lower blood sugar to dangerous levels.

Shelf Life

1 year if stored in a cool, dark place. Aroma

Light, slightly nutty scent. When mixed with essential oils the scent is all but undetectable.


Somewhat oily. Leaves a slight residue.


Sweet almond oil has the following benefits:

– Anti-inflammatory.

– Cold and cough relief.

– High in linoleic and oleic fatty acids.

– Moisturizes skin.

– Nourishes skin.

– Pain relief.

– Relieves dry, itchy skin.

– Relieves heartburn.