The almond tree Is native to Western Asia and is now cultivated throughout the world. In the Old Testament of the Bible, the almond is mentioned as the ‘best of fruits’ several times. Sweet almond oil is cold-pressed extracted from the dried kernels of the sweet almond tree. This medium weight oil is emollient rich which softens and smooths the skin. It is rich in Vitamins A and E, plant sterolins, anti-oxidants and fatty acids which are thought to improve complexion and skin tone.