Avocado Oil is a naturally pressed carrier oil from the pulp of an avocado. It is rich in healthy fats such as oleic acid and omega-9. Avocado Oil is also a good source of lutein, which a naturally occuring carotenoid that has numerous benefits for eye health. Since our bodies don't produce lutein, it is beneficial to obtain it from one's diet. Other carotenoid antioxidants found in avocado oil have been shown to enhance the absorption of various essential nutrients.
Avocado oil has a warm nutty aroma and is highly versatile. It can be easily incorporated into the diet since it has a high smoke point, which allows it to be used at higher cooking temperatures. Since it is also a carrier oil, it can also can be combined with other essential oils to maximize the benefits.