Like the Peach, the Apricot was brought to Europe from the Middle East by the Romans. Over the years it has become widely grown in many of the warmer European countries and has also become widely grown in the US.
The oil is great for the skin and easily absorbed. It is said to be useful for itching and eczema.
Apricot Kernel Base Oil is sourced from Spain and made with a cold-pressed extraction method.