Bitter Almond Oil is a colorless or yellowish, clear, thin, and strongly refractive liquid, which have a characteristic, aromatic odor as well as a bitter taste. It is soluble in water at 15° C and in alcohol or ether; also soluble in nitric acid at ordinary temperatures without the evolvement of nitrous vapors.
Almond milk, almond oil, vitamin B17, amygdalin, laetrile, bitermandel, amygdale amara, bitter almond, ku wei bian tao, oil of almonds, sweet almond, volatile almond oil.
Bitter almond oil is used for various purposes like cosmetics, creams and as an essential oil. However it also has some medicinal uses such as, an antibacterial, anti-itch, local anesthetic and muscle relaxant.
It easily blends with Orange, Cassia and Apricot Oil.