Tamanu (Calophyllum inophyllum) contains powerful antioxidant essential fatty acids and promotes skin vibrancy. Aura Cacia Organic Tamanu Oil is sustainably sourced from the nut of the tropical tamanu tree in Vietnam. Product Features: ƒ?› Absorbant ƒ?? Tamanu oil is thick but tends to absorb well without leaving a heavy feeling on the skin. ƒ?› Earthy ƒ?? Tamanu oil is emerald green, slightly viscous and has a strong, sweet, nutty aroma. ƒ?› Cleansing ƒ?? Tamanu is known for its cleansing and moisturizing actions. It continues to grow in popularity as a result of its use in skincare and hair care recipes and products. ƒ?› Versatile ƒ?? Tamanu oil makes a great standalone product for spot treatments and in simple blends. ƒ?› Balanced ƒ?? The oil is fairly balanced, containing 40% oleic acid, 30% linoleic acid, 15% palmitic acid and 13% stearic acid. It also boasts three rare constituents: calophyllic acid, calophylloide, and lactone, which lend to its unique attributes, contributing effectively to natural deodorants, foot balms, and DIY conditioning treatments for hair.
Directions: Use as body or skin care oil, a nourshing hair and scalp massage or to soften and nourish dry skin. Enjoy the benefits of Aura Cacia essential oils by adding 1-2 drops of essential oil to each pump of tamanu in the palm of your hand.
Pure, virgin tamanu oil can sparate or form layers when left stationary or if exposed to cold temperatures. Place the sealed bottle in warm water and heat to 115 F then shake the bottle. Do not microwave. Store in a cool, dry place.
Caution: For external use only. Not for internal use. Do not use if you have allergies to nuts of any kind. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children. If irritation, redness or discomfort occurs, discontinue use and consult a licensed health care practitioner.