Tamanu fruit oil is a skin healing and anti-aging agent that works fast and effectively to repair skin damage by stimulating the growth of healthy, new skin cells.
In Pacific island folk medicine, tamanu oil is applied liberally to cuts, scrapes, burns, insect bites and stings, abrasions, acne and acne scars, psoriasis, diabetic sores, sunburn, dry or scaly skin, blisters, eczema, herpes sores, and to reduce foot and body odor. Tamanu oil is also massaged into the skin to relieve neuralgia, rheumatism and sciatica.
Tamanu oil possesses significant antimicrobial, antibacterial, and anti-fungal qualities. These healing properties make it effective on scabies, ringworm, and athletes foot, and other fungal infections. It is used on babies to prevent diaper rash and skin eruptions.
Considered sacred in Tahiti since ancient times, our organic tamanu oil is obtained by cold pressing the blonde nut kernel of the Calophyllum inophyllum tree. The oil is then filtered, leaving a viscous, aromatic liquid that is known as “green gold”. Try this first aid emollient in our BALANCE face oil.