Tamanu Oil 30mL
Name: Tamanu Oil
Species: Calophyllum Inophyllum
Method: Cold Pressed
Country: Vanuatu, South Pacific
Traditional uses: acne and acne scars, eczema, sunburn, shingles, skin regeneration, herpes, athlete’s foot, psoriasis, sciatica, rheumatism, insect bites, diabetic sores, helps reduce appearance of stretch marks and scars, promotes healing of burns, blisters, cuts and scrapes
Thought to be: antioxidant, anti-microbial, antibacterial, anti-tumour, anti-inflammatory, cicatrizing
Tamanu oil is extracted from the nut kernels of the Tamanu Tree after the nut kernels have been collected and left to cure naturally over a 6-8 week period. It comes from an evergreen tree and is a member of the Mangosteen Family. Has a shelf life of 2+ years. Our tamanu oil is unrefined and organic.
Cautions: none known
Ways to use:
- Massage oil: 2.5-5% dilution 15-20 drops/ 30ml of carrier oil such as fractionated coconut, sunflower, etc.
- Diffuser: DO NOT USE IN DIFFUSER, this oil will gum up the ionizer plate.
- Baths: add 2-12 drops into tsp of honey, milk or carrier oil. This can then be added to bath or blended into epsom salts or Dead Sea salt, then into bath water.
- Lotion or shampoo: add 15-20 drops /30 mls of unscented base/lotion.
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