The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East and South Asia. Information on almonds is as old as days before Christ. Almonds yield almond oil which is rich in many natural nutritional substances such as proteins, mineral salts vitamins A,E,D and B. Almond oil has been proven to have a calming effect on skin allergies and inflammation. It has both the ability to soothe as well as treat skin allergies. Almonds have a way of trapping moisture in the skin keeping it moisturized at all times.