Nature's Flavors' Apricot Flavor Oil enhances the taste of culinary creations from cookies to salad concoctions. Originally cultivated in Armenia, centuries ago, Apricots continue to be a popular, leading fruit in such countries as Turkey and Iran. The Apricot Flavor Oil gives an extra pizzazz to ordinary baked goods, making them burst with sweet and tender notes of flavor. Apricots contain cartenoids, or antioxidants that prevent eye problems such as macular degeneration. In a recent study, women who consumed apricots were more likely to avoid free radicals than women who did not consume apricots. Apricots have an endless possibility of forms that it can take?ï¿½ï¿½whether through baking cakes or creating a savory salad dressing.