Argan Oil DICTIONARY all you have to know about Argan Oil
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Argania Spinosa

 

Argania spinosa, is a species of plant of flowers belonging to the family Sapotaceae, being endemic of the calcareous semi-deserts of the south-west of Morocco, and the Tinduf province, in the west of Algeria. It is the only species of the genre Argania and it receives in Spanish the indistinct name of argán and erguén.

 

 Aging

 

it is the set of morphologic and physiological modifications that appear as a result of the action of the time on the living beings, which supposes a decrease of the capacity of adaptation in each of the organs, devices and systems, as well as of the capacity of answer to the harmful agents that affect in the individual.

 

Acid linoleico omega 6

 

Greasy acids are a poliinsaturado, so it means that two or more doubles possess linkage and several hydrogen atoms are missing that they are in saturated greasy acids. The acid Linoleico maintains the impermeable skin and to improve the metabolism.

 

Acid palmítico

 

Applied on the skin, already be straight or formulated in some cosmetic one, it restructures it and brings him the necessary lípidos to form the movie hidrolipídico that protect it. Its bad reputation comes to him from that employee in feeding increases the cholesterol levels and also it is atherogenic.

 

Acid oleico

 

There is an unsaturated pretty greasy acid of the series omega typical 9 of the vegetable oils like the olive oil, cártamo, avocado, etc. He exercises a beneficial action in the blood glasses reducing the risk of suffering cardiovascular diseases.

 

Ancestral

 

That has a very ancient origin.

 

Ancient Egyptian

 

It was a civilization that arose after there gathered together the establishments placed in the banks of the average and low river bed of the river Nile. It had three epochs of splendor in the periods named by the historians Imperio Antiguo, Average Empire and New Empire.

 

Azoospermia

 

It is defined as an alteration of the masculine fertility in which sperms are not in the ejaculated one.

 

Analgesic

 

The analgesic action is defined by any process that takes as an action to reduce the pain.

 

Antiseptic

 

It is a product that it can eliminate or prepare the growth of bacteria or virus.

 

Anti-inflammatory

 

It is an effect that helps to reduce the inflammation and to prepare it.

 

Antirust

 

They take as an object to prepare the oxidation of the fats and of some active beginning.

 

Acne

 

Chronic inflammatory alteration of the follicles pilo sebaceous, that appears shortly before the puberty and affects more often the boys than to the girls.

 

Amlou

 

This pasta is a rich origin delicatesen Berber, more specifically than the south of Morocco, a fortifying and stimulant culinary preparation by means of toasted almonds, oil of argán and pure honey. It makes use normally in the breakfast or the snack, accompanied on home-made bread.

 

Atopic dermatitis

 

It is a skin disease that affects 2-5 % of the adults and up to 10-20 % of the children, in the whole planet. It is a question of a chronic and long disorder characterized by dry, flaked off and irritable skin and that evolves as sprouts in which the symptoms are more annoying.

 

Arthritis

 

It is the inflammation of someone or several surfaces you will articulate.

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Berbers

 

The persons belonging to a set of indigenous ethnic groups of the north of Africa, named Tamazgha. They are distributed from the Atlantic Ocean to the Siwa oasis, in western Egypt, like extreme points and orientally respectively; and from the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, to the north, up to the Sahel, like south limit.

 

Bactericidal

 

It is an effect that destroys the bacteria.

 

Biological

 

It describes the behaviors and typical of the individual organisms, as well as also to the species, also it deals with the interactions between the living beings, its reproduction and its environment.

 

Botany

 

It is the science that deals with the study of the plants, under all its aspects, which includes: description, classification, distribution, identification, the study of its reproduction, physiology, morphology, reciprocal relations, relate with other living beings and effects provoked on the way in which they are. The object of study of the botany is, then, a group of distantly related organisms between themselves, the cianobacterias, the fungi, the seaweed and the terrestrial plants, which almost do not possess any character together except the presence of cloroplastos (with the exception of the fungi and cianobacterias) or non-possessing mobility.

 

Beliefs

 

Set of ideological beginning of a person, a social group or a political party.

 

Bronchial illnesses

 

When to the respiratory route they deposit strange particles, the mucous membrane of the bronchi gets angry and the snot production increases, there is called he to this process an inflammation. The muscles that make a detour to the bronchi press them, and diminish the air entry to the lungs, it is called him to this roughly a constriction. This process prevents that the air between and go out freely of the lungs. Sometimes, the inflammation and her rough constriction they deteriorate suddenly, producing a crisis of respiratory difficulty, which cause distresses in the child and its relatives.

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Capillary fibres

 

They have a central nucleus of cells called marrow, surrounded by the cortex, the real body of the fibre. It is covered by the cuticle. The capillary fibres compose fundamentally of a structural fibrous protein called keratin.

 

Cellular metabolism

 

It is the set of all the chemical reactions that take place inside the cells of an organism. By means of these reactions they transform the nourishing molecules that digested and transported by the blood, come to them.

Cloak hidrolipidico

 

A miscellany of tallow and perspiration that the exterior part of the epidermis covers in the hornlike stratum and that we possess from the same moment in which we are born. It helps to maintain the water levels of our skin and to protect of external damages.

 

Cardiovascular diseases

 

There are illnesses of the heart (cardio) and of the arteries (vascular) provoked by a slimming in the arteries which often owes to the accumulation of badge (formed by fat and textile) in the arteries.

 

Chicken pox

 

Infectious and contagious illness caused by a virus, which is characterized by the appearance of an eruption of vesicles that invade the skin of the whole body, provoking the intense one itch; the vesicles end up by transforming in crusts that fall down on having dried off.

 

Craft taracea

 

It is a handmade skill applied to the revetment of pavings, walls, furniture, sculptures and other artistic objects. In the work there are used cut pieces of different materials (wood, conch, mother-of-pearl, ivory, metals and similar others), which are fitted into a support up to realizing the decorative design. Between a few pieces and others there is an effect of contrast that depends on the color and the characteristic of the used material.

 

Culinary characteristics

 

There are the set of characteristics that make a food or plate special because they are created referring to a village, culture and region.

 

Cholesterol

 

It is a fundamental component of the cellular membranes. It regulates the fluency of the membrane and he is a hormones precursor esteroideas and of the vitamin D. It is transported in blood in the shape of lipoproteínas. The different types of lipoproteínas and its levels in blood are determinant factors in the cardiovascular diseases appearance.

 

Collagen

 

It is a resistant and slightly flexible protein that gives turgidity to the skin.

 

Campesterol

 

It is a type of fitoquímico that has a benefits variety for the arthritis, the cardiovascular diseases and enlargement of the prostate.

 

Cults

 

It is one of the declarations exotéricas (of public character) of a religion, although some declarations of the same one could be reserved to the initiated ones and, for it, to belong to the esoterism.

 

Chromatography

 

Method of analysis that allows the separation of gases or liquids of a miscellany for adsorción selective, producing you stain differently colored in the adsorbent way; it is based on the different speed with which every fluid moves across a porous substance.

 

Coagulation

 

It is the process for which the liquid blood happens to turn into semisolid blood clots.

 

Carotenoides

 

Compound that acts like antirust and neutralizante of free radicals, it maintains in good condition the skin, favors its correct metabolism and acts on the queratinización of the skin.

 

Cancer

 

It is the common name that receives a set of related illnesses in which an uncontrolled process is observed in the division of the cells of the body

 

Cosmetic

 

Products destined to be applied on the different external parts of the body in order to improve it, to embellish it and to take care of it.

 

Culinary

 

There is a creative way of preparing the food and depends much of the culture, in knowledge terms with regard to the food, its way of preparing them, as well as of the social rituals established about the meal.

 

Cosmetic characteristics

 

Set of actions that realizes a product on having communicated it with our body.

 

 Chemical transmissions neuronales

 

It improves the communications and the chemical processes that are provoked between the neurons. The argán oil improves the memory, the reaction capacity.

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Diabetes

 

Chronic and irreversible illness of the metabolism in which there takes place an excess of glucose or sugar in the blood and in the urine; insulin stems from a decrease of the secretion of the hormone or from a shortcoming of its action.

Dermatologic

 

There are the capacities that are directed to the structure and function of the skin, as well as of the illnesses that affect it, its diagnosis, prevention and treatment

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Ecosystem

 

It is the set of species of a certain area that interact between them and with its abiotic ambience; by means of processes like the depredation, the parasitism, the competition and the symbiosis, and with its ambience on having disintegrated and to be a part of the cycle of energy and of nutrients again. The species of the ecosystem, including bacteria, fungi, plants and animals depend some of others.

 

Ecological

 

It is the science that studies the interrelations of the different living beings between themselves and with its environment.

 

Elastin

 

Protein that is in the cartilaginous, bony and conjunctive textiles, which function is that of doing that, after realizing an effort, the textiles recover its normal size.

 

Emblem

 

Symbolic representation of Morocco.

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Free radicals

 

There are unstable molecules (they lost an electron) and highly you reactivate. Its mission is that of removing the electron that they need, of the molecules that are around him to obtain its stability. The irresolute molecule (that now does not have an electron) turns then into a free radical and this way there begins a chain reaction that will damage many cells and can be indefinite if the antirust ones do not intervene.

 

Fungicidal capacity

 

It is the aptitude to prevent the growth or to eliminate the fungi and molds harmful to the plants, the animals or the man.

 

Fibroblasts

 

It is the factory of the fibres. There are the cells in charge of the regeneration and the birth of new fibres.

 

 

Follicle pilo sebaceous

 

It is the association of the hair and of the oil gland that is responsible for the tallow production. The oil gland is given to hair that is more or less atrophied according to the part of the body in which it is placed.

 

Fungi

 

It is an organism eucariota that belongs to the kingdom I acted. There are parasites that live on organic matters in decomposition.

 

Fisiográficos

 

There are the characteristics in the terrestrial relief.

 

Fertilizers

 

It is a fertilizer it is any type of organic or inorganic substance that contains nutrients in readily assimilated forms for the plants, to maintain or to increase the content of these elements in the soil, to improve the quality of the substratum at nutritional level, to stimulate the vegetative growth of the plants, etc.

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Greasy acids

 

The greasy acids are the organic components (small molecules that join to form long chains) of the lípidos that provide energy to the body and allow the textiles development. The essential greasy acids are necessary greasy acids in the feeding of the human being and that the proper body cannot create for itself and that therefore it must obtain of the food. The greasy acids can be saturated, poliinsaturados or monkey unsaturated, depending on the presence or absence of one or more (you give birth of) double linkage carbon – carbon inside the molecule

 

Greasy acids monkey – unsaturated

 

It has an atom of carbon that dedicates two linkage instead of one to join another carbon atom there would not be already all the saturated atoms of carbon of hydrogen, it is a question of greasy acids unsaturated. This greasy acid is called an unsaturated pretty greasy acid. It means that between two carbon atoms it has two linkage. An example of this type of unsaturated pretty greasy acid is the acid oleico. The greasy acids monkey unsaturated natives are exceptionally good for the health.

 

Greasy acids poli-unsaturated

 

The greasy acids poliinsaturados are essential and they cannot be synthesized by the human organism, therefore we need an exogenous contribution that must be fulfilled with the diet. We can distinguish two types of greasy acids poliinsaturados: omega 3 and omega 6.

 

Geomorphic

 

Set of responsible processes of transforming constantly the surface. The forms of the relief are a direct reflex of the action of different processes geomórficos.

 

Grassland

 

It is the name that there receive diverse grasses, vegetable food that grows in the soil of the fields where the cattle grows up and that is assined to the feeding of the animals.

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Hypertension

 

Excessively high pressure of the blood on the wall of the arteries.

“the arterial hypertension can provoke infarctions and cerebral hemorrhages”

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Imperceptible

 

It is so weak that scarcely can be perceived

 

Intestinal transit

 

It is a phenomenon that is part of the digestion. The food is consumed by the mouth where the masticating and the joint action with the salivary enzymes help to reduce its size.

 

It obstructs

 

To prevent or to make the step difficult closing the conduit.

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Lukewarm

 

That is not or is neither cold nor warm.

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Moisturizers

 

It are composed that take big affinity as the water that’s why one dominates them this way. Its main function is to avoid the water loss.

 

Morocco

 

It is a sovereign country placed in the Maghreb, to the north of Africa, with coasts in the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.

He is separated from the European continent by the Strait of Gibraltar. It occupies part of the Western Sahara, after the green march of 1975,

It is the only African country that at present is not a member of the African Union (UA). Also it is the country of the Arab world where the Spanish language is more studied.

Membranes

 

There are a few very thin bilayers of lípidos and proteins entrusted to control the substances step, it isolates to the cell of the way and recognizes external stimuli.

 

Menopause

 

It is a period of the life of the woman in which the disappearance of the ovulation takes place and therefore of the menstruation and of the capacity of reproduction of the woman; when it is natural, normally it takes place between the 40 and 50 years. It produces many hormonal changes in its body.

 

Medicines antimicóticos

 

They are used to treat infections for fungi like the candidiasis, the ringworm or the athlete’s foot so if you suffer some of these ailments.

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Not Sustainable

 

That is not compatible with the resources which a region has, a society, etc.

 

Nouvelle cuisine

 

It is an approach to the kitchen and presentation of meals. This new style, which was a reaction to the cuisine classique (classic kitchen) French, was based on more light and delicate plates, without heavy sauces or vegetables cooked in excess, and gave him a big importance to the presentation of the meals. This style was born in France in 1970s.

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Obesity

 

The pathological State that is characterized by an excess or an excessive and general accumulation of fat in the body.

 

Over-exploitation

 

Development of a natural resource of an excessive way or that exceeds to the necessary or advisable thing.

 

Ointment

 

Doughy, medicinal or cosmetic matter, with which the body and the hair smears itself.

 

Osteoarthritis

 

It is the degeneration of the surfaces you will articulate for wear of the cartilage to articulate. Sooner or later in major or less measurement we all end up by enduring it.

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Phytosterols

 

There are a few present vegetable natural compounds in small quantities in our diet in such products like the sunflower oil and the soya, very similar to the human cholesterol.

 

 

Polyphenols

 

The polyphenols are antirust with a lot of properties or benefits for our health but they stand out in the struggle against the free radicals.

 

Pressing

 

It consists of squashing or reducing the volume of a matter submitting it to pressure.

 

Pesticides

 

There are substances that help to protect the plants against molds, fungi, rodents and insects. The pesticides help to prepare the loss of the harvests and the potential illnesses development in the human beings.

 

Psoriasis

 

It is a chronic inflammatory illness of the skin of autoimmune origin, which produces increased and inflamed scaly injuries, with a wide clinical and evolutionary changeability. It is not contagious, although yes it can be hereditary, it is more probable that her the men inherit that the women.

 

Properties organoleptic

 

There are all those descriptions of the physical characteristics that the matter has in general, as the senses can perceive them, for example its flavor, texture, smell, color, temperature …

 

Papules

 

Small injuries in relief, road surfaces, which denote a protrusion to the tact.

 

Prime mover

 

It is the prime mover or motive potency, which gives movement and promotes this culture.

 

Phoenicians

 

The Phoenicians were very ancient peoples of the Middle East (Nearby East) who remained in the world for nearly 3,600 years until they fused or derived in other cultures. The Phoenician peoples formed principally from the cultural and human point of view for Canaanian groups, later the Arameic culture was joining, both groups were speaking very nearby languages and were sharing social organization, knowledge and beliefs.

 

Pustules

 

Injuries in relief which content is a pus.

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Reserve of the Biosphere

 

They are “areas of terrestrial or marine ecosystems, or a combination of the same ones, recognized in the international plane as such, in the frame of the program MaB (Man and Biosphere) of the UNESCO” (Marco Estatutario of the World Network of Reservations of Biosphere).

 

Refined

 

Food treated or modified by means of some physical or chemical process.

 

Rheumatism

 

Set of illnesses that are characterized for provoking inflammation, degeneration or alterations of the textiles that form the muscles and the sinews, producing pain, rigidity and limitation of the movements.

 

Rheumatic illnesses

 

It includes a set of very diverse and complex illnesses, of not traumatic origin, which they affect principally to the locomotive device or skeletal muscle (joints, bones, muscles, sinews and ligaments), but which also they can affect to other systems or organs like the heart, the lungs, the eyes, the skin, the blood glasses and to other connective textiles that are in the whole organism, hence its diversity and complexity.

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Solar protection

 

He is a cosmetic one who avoids the undesirable effects of the sun on the skin and to allow tanned of the skin protecting it so that he does not suffer any risk.

 

Saturated greasy acids

 

The saturated greasy acids are in all the fats and oils and although they are principally in the animal fat there exist also plant products saturated like the cream of cocoa and the palm oil, peanut and coconut.

Our body uses this type of fat, basically, to produce energy. The length of the saturated greasy acids can change, and the longer is the molecule, the major tendency to join and to stick, and the more probability of which it settles in the cells, organs and arteries, causing problems of health.

 

Stretch marks

 

Linear aberrations of the surface of the skin that appear corporal areas exposed to distension, they continue the cutaneous tension lines and are distributed of symmetrical and perpendicular form that supports the skin.

 

Saponins

 

They belong to a type of chemical substance called fitoquímicos, one of the numerous structures that are discovered in the natural sources and that form a soapy froth when they are waved in a solution forming a species of “detergent“.

 

Squalene

 

The Squalene is a molecule that has the aptitude to give oxygen to the cells, to nourish them and to protect them. The antirust capacity of the escualeno (principally in the internal part of the cell membran) protects to the cells of the free radicals.

 

Satiating

 

Product that reduces the famine sensation.

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The Tertiary Age

 

The Tertiary Age Is a stage of the geographical one of the History that began approximately 65 million years ago, up to practically the actuality. It is the age of the big Alpine folding that formed the current mountain ranges as the Alps, Andes and the Himalayas. Also the age from the mammals is called him, after the dinosaurs become extinct. Approximately 30 million years ago the first primates arose, although the Homo sapiens did not appear even it does approximately hundred thousand years.

 

They were ruminating

 

It is the act of chewing for the second time the food, returning it to the mouth, which was already in the stomach.

 

They were regurgitating

 

To expel for the mouth, without vomiting, solid or liquid substances contained in the stomach.

 

 

Therapeutic characteristics

 

There are the set of characteristics that are directed to treat healing means and to relieve illnesses.

 

 

Triglycerides

 

There are a type of present fat in the blood stream and in the adipose textile. An excess in this type of fat can contribute to the hardening and the tightening of the arteries.

 

Tocopherols Vitamin E

 

Compound that acts getting in the fosfolípidos and receives the free radicals that come to the cell membran. Also it reinforces the conjunctive textile, favors its vascularización and activates the cellular renewal.

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Unesco

 

United Nations Organization for the Education, the Science and the Culture. It was founded after the Second World war for the UNO, with the target to contribute to the peace and the safety in the world by means of the education, the science, the culture and the communications. The head office of the UNESCO is in Paris, France and operates in 195 member countries and 8 associates.

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Vegetable oil

 

It is an organic compound obtained from seeds or other parts of the plants in whose textiles it accumulates like energy source. Some of them are not suitable for human consumption, like that of castor-oil plant or cotton