|Latin Name:||Calophyllum inophyllum|
|Country of Origin:||Vietnam|
|Extraction Method:||Cold Pressed|
Organic, GMO-Free, Paraben Free, Cruelty Free, Vegan
Average. Leaves a slightly oily residue
Tamanu oil is known to contain properties that may enhance skin health by revitalizing and improving the texture of the skin, giving it a fresh look. Composed of phospholipids and glycolipids, tamanu oil is powerful and soothing in topical applications. Whether it is applied to the skin undiluted or in a blend with other carrier oils, tamanu oil is known to help protect the skin’s moisture barrier.
- Product Info
High in fatty acids. Contains calophyllolide and delta-tocotrienol. Yellow to dark green.
- Recommended Uses
Calophyllum may be helpful when applied liberally to cuts, scrapes, burns, insect bites and stings, abrasions, acne and acne scars, psoriasis, sunburn, anal fissures, diabetic sores, sunburn, dry or scaly skin, blisters, eczema, abscesses, boils, infected skin conditions and herpes sores. Calophyllum has been used to relieve neuralgia, rheumatism, and sciatica. It also demonstrates significant antimicrobial activity and may contain several bactericide/fungicide agents. It can be applied undiluted to the skin or used in skin healing blends.
- Shelf Life & Storage
Users can expect a shelf life of up to 2 years with proper storage conditions. Refrigeration recommended. It is recommended that cold pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool, dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using. Keep oxygen out of the bottle and rebottle into smaller sizes as oil is used.
- Contraindications & Safety
Not recommended for use during pregnancy.
Glass or Plastic? We offer a selection of carrier oils in your choice of glass or plastic packaging. In order to offset the additional shipping charges because of the weight of glass, there is a nominal fee of $0.50 when you choose glass.
This product has not been evaluated by the CFIA or Health Canada. This information is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We recommend consulting with a certified health practitioner before beginning use.