Apricot Oil

Ingredients: Prunus Armeniaca (100% Pure Oil)

Uncover the natural goodness of 100% pure apricot kernel oil from VIRAA Pure. Bid farewell to dry, chapped, and rough skin as this authentic remedy nurtures and rejuvenates, restoring your skin's softness and suppleness. Suitable for all skin types, it's a versatile essential ideal for soothing massages. And with its fragrance-free formula, it's a gentle choice for caring for delicate baby skin.

Rs. 480.00

Benefits & How to use

Apricot oil offers numerous benefits for both new mothers and babies, thanks to its gentle yet nourishing properties. Here's how it can be used effectively:

For New Mothers:
1. Moisturizing: Apricot oil is rich in vitamins A and E, as well as essential fatty acids, making it an excellent choice for moisturizing dry or irritated skin. Simply massage a small amount of apricot oil onto clean skin, focusing on areas prone to dryness such as the belly, breasts, and thighs.
2. Skin Elasticity: During pregnancy and postpartum, the skin may stretch and lose elasticity. Apricot oil helps maintain skin elasticity, reducing the appearance of stretch marks. Regularly massage the oil onto areas prone to stretching, such as the abdomen and hips, to improve skin elasticity.
3. Soothing Irritation: Hormonal changes and breastfeeding can sometimes cause skin irritation or sensitivity. Apricot oil's soothing properties can help alleviate discomfort and reduce redness. Apply a thin layer of apricot oil to irritated areas for relief.

For Babies:
1. Moisturizing Baby's Skin: Apricot oil is gentle and safe for use on baby's delicate skin. It can help moisturize dry patches and soothe irritation caused by diaper rash or eczema. After bathing, gently massage a small amount of apricot oil onto your baby's skin to keep it soft and hydrated.
2. Cradle Cap Treatment: Apricot oil can be used to gently loosen and remove cradle cap, a common condition in newborns characterized by flaky, dry skin on the scalp. Apply a small amount of apricot oil to the affected area and gently massage in circular motions. Leave it on for a few minutes, then gently comb through the scalp to remove loosened flakes before shampooing.
3. Massage Oil: Apricot oil is ideal for baby massage, providing a nourishing and bonding experience for both parent and baby. Warm a small amount of apricot oil between your palms and gently massage your baby's body using gentle, circular motions. This can help promote relaxation, improve circulation, and enhance skin health.

Always perform a patch test before using apricot oil, especially on sensitive or allergy-prone skin. If any irritation occurs, discontinue use immediately. Additionally, consult with a healthcare professional if you have any concerns or questions about using apricot oil for yourself or your baby.


Apricot oil, extracted from the kernels of apricot fruits (Prunus armeniaca), boasts a rich history deeply intertwined with ancient cultures and traditional healing practices.

Ancient Origins: Apricots trace their roots to Central Asia, particularly the area that is now modern-day Armenia. With a legacy spanning millennia, apricot cultivation has been documented in ancient archaeological sites, reflecting its enduring significance throughout history.

Traditional Medicine: For centuries, apricot oil has held a revered place in traditional medicinal systems like Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda. In TCM, it's renowned for its skin-moisturizing properties, along with its reputed ability to foster hair growth and alleviate dry scalp issues. Similarly, Ayurveda prizes apricot oil for its nourishing and rejuvenating qualities, often incorporating it into massage oils and herbal concoctions for skincare and haircare rituals.

Products it can replace

Apricot oil boasts a wealth of vitamins A and E, alongside essential fatty acids, rendering it a superb skin moisturizer. Particularly beneficial for new mothers navigating hormonal shifts or breastfeeding-related dryness and irritation, apricot oil offers vital hydration while supporting skin elasticity for a nourished, supple complexion. Please consult a lactation consultant before using in between feeds.

Shipping & Disclaimer

Shipped between 1-2 days of order when available. International shipping outside Bharat takes more time.


A patch test is advisable before adding a new product to your routine. Apply the product to your inner elbow and observe for the next 24 hours. If there's no reaction, you can apply the product to your face. If the skin is sensitive, continue the test for 7 days. If irritation occurs, please discontinue the product. Our oils are stored in amber glass bottles due to the delicate nature of the oils used. Do not keep the bottle in direct sunlight. Store in a cool & dry place.

Customer reviews
Very good quality and quite effective.
— Shruti Sachdeva
Tried this oil for the first time, its been a good experience so far. Good quality.
— Namrita Sharma