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ar·gan

also ar·gane  (är′gən)
n.
A thorny tree (Argania spinosa) of southern Morocco, producing fruits containing seeds that yield an oil rich in vitamin E, prized for cooking and used in cosmetics.

[Colloquial Moroccan Arabic argān, from Tashelhiyt (Berber language of the area in which it grows) argan.]

argan

(ˈɑːɡən)
n
(Plants) a thorny evergreen tree, Argania spinosa, native to SW Morocco, the plum-sized fruit of which contains a nut that yields an oil valued for cooking
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Morocco intends to plant 43,000 hectares of argan tree orchards and promote arganiculture as a priority activity to reduce GHG emissions.
The concept inspires its name from the Argan tree and its design from the tree's roots in Morocco, delivering a unique escape that provides customers with a serene, eye-pleasing environment, far from the hustle of daily routine.
Argan Oil is an organic extract from the kernels of the argan tree, which grows exclusively in Morocco.
She revealed that one of her secrets is to 'saturate' her face in oil from the nuts of the argan tree to moisturize her complexion and keep her looking youthful.
The Argan Tree is found on the Moroccan coast and produces oil that is exceptionally rich in essential fatty acids and sterols.
but they're drawn to the local argan tree for its fruit, which ripens in early summer.
Here you can also enjoy the most luxurious hammam in town - a dizzyingly calming full-body exfoliation using the ground paste of the argan tree fruit.
Argan Oil A[degrees] which is commonly referred as liquid gold A[degrees] is proA[degrees]duced from a nut in the Argan tree, which only grows in Southwestern Morocco.
Bret, 20, said: "The main thing that makes it different to the big brands is the price and the use of argan oil, which is made from the kernels of the argan tree and is native to Morocco.
This article describes how a novel plant extract derived from the Argan tree gets to the root of thinning hair and hair loss by stimulating the activity of self-renewing dermal stem cells to alleviate a dry scalp and induce hair growth.
This is the only place in the world where the argan tree grows.
Natasha uses the serum, which is taken from the argan tree, on her hair.