Historically Berbers have been used as a medicinal method argan oil, ingested and applied externally, the oil was used for therapeutic purposes especially for curing chicken pox, relieve rheumatic pains, pain in stomach upset among many others, women used it to protect the skin of their babies and themselves just like your hair from the inclemencies of the timeAnother widespread use was to give massages and relieve muscle aches. Not only argan oil was used in medicine and cosmetics by the Berbers, but also an important role in its gastronomy, because this oil gives the food Berber its traditional flavor. It was given to meet for the first time by the Phoenicians who traded with Morocco, then spread by Egypt and from there to the rest of the world. However, it was until 1867 at a fair in Paris where Morocco unveiled to the world the wonderful oil of argan that fascinate the entire world. In the early 1990s some scientists were interested in the properties of the oil Argan and parsing this curious oil discovered that it contained a high content of essential acids, which are natural antioxidants, lupeol, which favors the formation of keratin polyphenols and phytosterols, which are antiseptics and desinflamatorios natural, by what his discovery gave way to one ever increasing demand for this oil. To produce this oil in antiquity, the main labour force (or rather the main mouth) were goats, who climbed to the argan that grow on the southern fringe of Morocco, ate their fruits, and to not digest the seeds were regurgitated and people (mainly women) trees they gathered them in a simple way and without effort, but this way was an inconvenienceoil acquired an unpleasant taste, another way was to reap the benefits when they fell from the tree, leave to dry and then removed them bone, thus acquired a very precious odorless oil culinary. After that they leave the seeds and take three pips, they toasted them (giving it the characteristic nutty flavor argan oil), they then grind them until you get a kind of honey, then make balls with this honey, let them dry at least a week and this paste is finally obtained oil.
Argan oil has been heavily researched and discovered the properties of argan oil helps the skin to regenerate, prevents some skin infections, it is healing, has effect antibiotic, bactericide and fungicide, favors the restoration of the nails and hair, ingested lowers cholesterol levels, prevent diseases such as cancer and diabetes, as well as promotes cell regeneration, and still much more to discover. Not for nothing this ancient culture use the oil of argan as an essential element in your medicine within their culture passing information from parents to children since thousands of years ago, and was the secret of beauty of Berber women from generation to generation.