Far away on the edge of the world lies the paradisiacal garden, where the 'golden apples' grew, tended and guarded by the Hesperides. The golden apples, which are believed to actually have been peaches or apricots, represent the promise of eternal youth.
Apricot oil is lighter than Almond oil, though it is similar in composition and texture. Its light, non-greasy consistency makes it ideal suited for facial blends and all sensitive parts of the skin, e.g. around the eyes and lips. It makes an excellent base for lip balm.