Argan oil is high in oleic acid content, which makes it effective in regulating blood cholesterol. According to the studies being conducted, 2 tbsp of argan oil per day will considerably lower cholesterol levels.
The prostaglandins 1 and 3, formed in the body after the consumption of this oil, helps improve the blood circulation in the body. It also strengthens body’s natural defense system and suppresses inflammation. Prostaglandins also help in many body functions like immune system, inflammatory process and blood clotting.
Argan oil is rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids and even contains large amount of vitamin E. The vitamin acts as a powerful antioxidant that quenches free radicals, neutralizing destructive oxidation.
This oil is also beneficial for the people with rheumatologic conditions and cardio vascular problems, as it contains linoleic acid that increases the production of prostaglandins 1.
Argan oil protects the skin against droughts and external aggression, which prevents the premature aging effects on the skin.
It softens the skin and revitalizes the tired and wrinkled parts by re-hydrating and giving the skin its lost youthful elasticity.
Argan oil has been found to be extremely effective in providing immediate relief in case of burns, scars and any such injury.
It also helps in strengthening the hair and nails. It can be used to get rid of dandruff and helps in preventing hair loss and skin drying