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Many insects release oleic acid at death, and honeybee larvae release beta-ocimene to signal their need for food.
The lightweight, fast-absorbing oil gives dry or very dry hair a nourishing dose of Japanese Red Camellia Oil which is rich in oleic acid.
Aside from avocados and certain oils, top sources of oleic acid include olives, nuts and seeds.
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