Badam rogan is oil extracted from almonds. The common type used world over is sweet almond oil. Almond oil is rich with fatty acids and vitamins. It enriches and rejuvenates skin and hair. Filled with omega -6 fatty acids it has beneficial effects on cardiovascular system.
Badam rogan commonly known as almond oil is extracted from almonds. Sweet almond oil is the widely used variety, both externally and internally. Badam rogan is popular for its beneficial effects on skin and hair. Almond oil is a rich moisturiser that works against dry skin and chapped lips on regular application. The fruit is credited with cardiovascular benefits. Bitter almond oil, the second variety can be toxic when ingested.
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Almond oil is used as a regular cosmetic and hair care product. Its uses are not just limited to augment the skin texture and hair growth, but also in traditional medicines.
Generally, almonds are of two types. They are Sweet Almonds and Bitter Almonds. Sweet almonds are the most common type that is used. Sweet almonds produce sweet almond oil. Both, sweet almonds and sweet almond oil can be ingested.
Bitter almonds, as the name suggest is bitter to taste. It is used to produce bitter almond oil. Bitter almonds contain a compound called glycoside amygdalin. Amygdalin forms hydrogen cyanide in interaction with enzymes when consumed. Eating these almonds in small amounts can lead to dizziness, headache, nausea, increased heart rate, restlessness or even death. When higher quantities of these almonds are orally ingested, it can cause convulsions, loss of consciousness, decreased heart rate and respiratory …show more content…
It is generally safe to consume or apply topically. However, high amounts of almond oil consumption can increase body’s triglycerides and weight.
The adverse reactions that are usually seen are allergies. Almond oil can cause allergic reaction in people with allergies to nuts.
It is better to avoid intake of bitter almond oil. Taking in high quantity of the bitter oil can cause nausea and may result in death. Talk to your ayurvedic physician before you take bitter badam rogan.
Pregnancy & Lactation
Badam rogan is largely beneficial and has almost little side effects, ideally. Sweet almond and sweet almond oil is considered safe and can be consumed during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Still, talk to your health practitioner before you take in almond oil.
Intake of bitter almond or its oil is not advised during pregnancy or breastfeeding due to its potential effects on the child. However, there are no conclusive results from scientific studies available.
External application of bitter almond oil can be continued during pregnancy and