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Argania spinosa, Sideroxylon spinosus, Argan

Argania spinosa, Sideroxylon spinosus

Argan
Family: Sapotaceae
Origin: Morocco
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsEthnomedical plant.
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Argania spinosa is a thorny tree from the arid and semi-arid regions of Morocco and Algeria.

Argan oil is used for dipping bread, on couscous, salads, and similar uses. The unroasted oil is traditionally used as a treatment for skin diseases, and has become favoured by European cosmetics manufacturers.


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Argania spinosa, Sideroxylon spinosus, Argan
Argania spinosa, Sideroxylon spinosus, Argan


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