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The many health and beauty benefits of native Moroccan Argan Oil

Updated: Apr 7

Argan oil has been used in Morocco for centuries. The oil has many uses, including as a moisturizer, a hair treatment, and a cooking oil.

Journey Morocco knows Morocco's best producers and manufacturers of this rare oil. We are happy to introduce you to the people who make your beauty products. We can even arrange for a custom blend to be created just for you. You are assured that your Moroccan Argan oil is produced entirely by hand, in the Berber and Amazigh people. The co-ops we partner with support the gainful employment of women in Morocco while memorializing our cultural heritage.

The benefits of argan oil have been used for ages by Berber women. Interest in argan oil for its beauty benefits has since spread beyond the borders of Morocco.

The history of argan oil has frequently been conflated with Moroccan history, turning it into the national symbol of Morocco. Different groups of people have used argan oil. Due to the exceptional luminosity that this oil emits, the Phoenicians utilized it as fuel for their oil lamps as one of the early uses for argan oil. Later, the Berber people learned about their nutritional and beauty benefits and started using them in their daily routines.

Argan oil is considered to be a natural remedy for a variety of ailments. The oil has a unique composition that makes it an effective treatment for skin conditions, hair loss, and joint pain.

The oil is extracted from kernels of the fruit of the argan tree, which is native t