Avocado oil has various chemical compounds that include flavoids, tannins, Pantothenic acid, lecithin, fatty acids which include Palmitic, Palmitoleic, Stearic, Oleic, Linoleic. Avocado oil is a penetrating oil that is easily absorbed and suitable for all skin types. It is an effective skin moisturizer due to its regenerating and structuring abilities. It is also believed to be an effective sexual stimulant and is used to make ointments aimed at delaying old age. The oil is used as hair-dressing and is employed in making facial creams, hand lotions and fine soap.