Almonds contain unsaturated fatty acids, proteins, fibre, zinc, phosphorus, magnesium and phytochemicals. It is also a good source of vitamin E. Almond oil is used extensively by the cosmetic industry.
Vitamin E acts like antioxidant and thus reduces coronary risk.
They have cholesterol lowering effect.
Its proteins are highly digestible.
Being rich in vitamin E it nourishes skin and hair.
Regular intake of almonds act as a tonic for brain, ear, hair and skin.
Its also good for diabetics because of its low carbohydrate and high protein content.
Proteins & Fats content of Nuts
Almond oil is used for skin massage. It can be used for falling hair. To improve complexion equal amount of honey and almond oil can be applied on the face.