Prunus armeniaca is thought to have originated from Armenia. Apricots are a great source of many antioxidants, including beta carotene and vitamins A, C, E and a polyphenol antioxidant called flavonoids. These nutrients are well known to preserve skin structure from oxidative stress or aging.
Its oil is rich in omegas 3, 6 and 9. These oils replenish, protect and nourish the skin to keep it healthy and supple.