Apricot Kernal oil is rich in linolenic acid, oleic acid, vitamins and minerals which makes it both nourishing and soothing. Suitable for young, mature, dry, sensitive and inflamed skin. Products made using Apricot Kernal oil are both nourishing and conditioning. Recommended usage: cold process soap making 3% to 20%; lotions and creams between 3% to 5%; lip and body balms 5% to 100%. May be an issue for individuals with sensitivity to nuts or nut based products.