Almond oil and macaroon have several properties, such as boosting immunity, anti-inflammatory, and neutralizing hepatotoxicity. Research also suggests that it improves intestinal transit, thereby helping to reduce irritable bowel syndrome and also reducing the incidence of colon cancer. It has also been shown to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Recent research has shown that adding almonds to the diet raises the blood level of high-density lipoproteins and reduces low-density lipoproteins.
Chinese history suggests that almond oil was used to treat dry skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. From history, it has been known that Ayurvedic medical schools used almonds and organic almond oil to improve the complexion of the skin and to treat skin conditions, thus promoting smooth and healthy skin.
They also used it as a nutrient for the brain and nervous system. Today, all over the Indian subcontinent, many doctors prescribe almonds for those who participate in school activities such as taking exams, etc. Along with these massage properties, it has sclerosing properties that can be used to reduce hypertrophic scars.
It is often used in conjunction with phenol and is injected into hemorrhoids. This practice is typically seen in Southeast Asia but is still used in Europe to this day. It is commonly used in otorhinolaryngology for conditions affecting the outer ear such as otosclerosis once again for its antisclerosing properties.
More recently, Cayce, an American holistic physician suggested that almonds should be included in the basic diet, as he claimed that it improves complexion, the movement of food through the colon, and minimizes the risk of cancer.