persic oil

(redirected from apricot kernel oil)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

per·sic oil

(per'sik oyl),
The fixed oil expressed from the kernels of varieties of Prunus armeniaca (apricot kernel oil) or P. persica (peach kernel oil); used as a vehicle.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
A brand new Acqua di Parma creation, this light, rapidly absorbed emulsion combines apricot kernel oil, panthenol and shea butter to provide a protective and soothing action, enhanced by the fresh, crystal clear notes of Colonia.
Omega-rich apricot kernel oil nourishes the delicate eye contour area.
It comes in eight different shades and is packed with apricot kernel oil and orange peel wax.
With their unique formulation and special ingredients these bold lipsticks will leave a scent of candy on your lips and the vitamin E and apricot kernel oil are sure to keep them moisturised and protected.
Check out Nurture's anti-ageing hair conditioning treatment, a little pot of capsules containing keratin, apricot kernel oil and antioxidants to help rebuild and repair hair which has suffered particularly as a result of over styling.
Joining Toasted Almond, Orange Cream and Raspberry Honey are White Tea & Citrus, featuring white camellia oil to hydrate and soften, and Pomegrante, which offers apricot kernel oil to moisturize and condition.
Apricot Kernel Oil helps skin retain its elasticity, suppleness and clarity, while Avocado Oil is a rich oil that is deeply penetrating and rich in vitamins A and D, Lecithin, Potassium as well as Vitamin E.
The glycerin, olive oil, and apricot kernel oil provide moisture for a baby's tender skin.
This amaretto liqueur is made from 17 herbs and fruits soaked in apricot kernel oil, and is so versatile that it can be savoured over ice, or ice-cream, or as a Disaronno Kiss.
The first thing I learnt was that Disaronno Amaretto is not made from almonds, but from pure distilled alcohol, burnt sugar, herbs and fruits soaked in apricot kernel oil.
The moisturisers and essence of apricot kernel oil make up the rich lotion, but what's interesting about this is that there are tiny shimmering light-reflecting pigments to give radiant sheen that lasts for a surprisingly long time.
Instead of mineral oil, it uses apricot kernel oil (or sweet almond oil which is heavier).