Green gold from Polynesia, Tamanu oil is known for its soothing, regenerating, restructuring, anti-inflammatory and healing properties on the skin and scalp.
Derived from the fruits of the Calophylum Inophylum tree considered sacred in Tahiti because of the results obtained, Tamanu oil is 100% natural, it freezes below 24°C/75°F. Heat it gently before use by passing it under a trickle of lukewarm water to liquefy it. This phenomenon has no effect on its quality.
Tamanu oil is scientifically recognized for its skin properties.
Thick, with a pretty green colour, it gives exceptional results on irritated, damaged, dry, damaged and even burnt skin.
Champion in the fight against sunburn, very effective in cases of acne, scratches, light burns, insect bites, erythema, it is even used in the hospital of Tahïti.
Its healing, antiviral and antiparasitic properties have been proven by scientific studies.
Antioxidant, Tamanu oil is also recommended to prevent the appearance of wrinkles and stretch marks, it protects the skin from damage caused by oxidative deterioration.
Tamanu oil has very powerful properties that promote blood circulation and thin the blood.
Moisturizing, Tamanu oil helps replenish the lipid level of the epidermis and prevents dehydration of the skin while softening and nourishing it. It is therefore the ideal product to rehydrate and revitalize dry or damaged skin.
Applied, directly and locally to certain irritated areas of the skin of the body and face, Tamanu oil can:
Anti-inflammatory, studies have also proven the effectiveness of Tamanu oil in cases of rheumatism, sciatica and low back pain.
Used in deep massage, the action of Tamanu oil (diluted with a neutral oil: Monoi oil with Tamanu 20%, for example) can act on:
It is then advisable to apply Tamanu oil directly to the skin, in the form of strong, concentric massages until the oil has completely penetrated the skin. If the skin does not absorb all of the Tamanu oil, it can be wiped off with a clean, dry cloth or towel.
Tamanu oil has:
Note: Tamanu oil contains linoleic acid. It is an essential polyunsaturated fatty acid of the omega-6 family, which protects against skin dryness. It limits cutaneous water loss and provides the skin with softening and nourishing benefits.
Good to know: although it is not harmful to health, Tamanu oil should be used only for external use.
Tamanu oil is slightly rubefacient, it gives a feeling of warmth and even a slight inflammation after application to sensitive skin. In this case, favour Monoi oil with Tamanu 20%.
Because of its activity on the blood circulation, this Tamanu oil is not recommended in case of treatment with anticoagulants. Ask your doctor for advice
Pregnant or breastfeeding women, favour Monoi oil with Tamanu 20%.