Recently we read an Iraq study: ‘Employment of combined-extraction from Argan oil and diluted apple cider vinegar for refuting pediculosis in cats’. Dr. Yarob Sa’ad Abdul-Jaleel et al., University of Kufa, Veterinary Medical Science, Iraq. By definition, not a cruelty-free method, for the lice, that is The cats had no side effects.
Fatty acid oils, like Argan, are safe, says the Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel.
They assessed the safety of 244 plant-derived fatty acid oils as used in cosmetics. Journal of Toxicology, #36, 2017. Oils are used in a wide variety of cosmetic products for their skin conditioning, occlusive (= blocking), emollient and moisturizing properties. Since many of these oils are edible www.culinaryarganoil.com), and their systemic toxicity is low, the review focused on potential dermal effects and gave a thumbs up: Safe!