Cold-pressed tamanu nut oil quenches the skin to help retain moisture and to reduce the signs of aging skin. It will help restore the look of your skin and so much more.
Indigenous to both the coastal and island habitats of tropical Southeast Asia, the Tamanu tree (Calophyllum inophyllum) bears precious fruit which yield nutrient-rich kernels. In order to release the unique mosaic of precious fatty acids within these kernels, they bask in the tropical sun on drying racks for approximately a month. When they ooze a rich, dark, and viscous oil, kernels are further cold-pressed to extract luxurious and fragrant emerald-coloured oil. Tamanu oil contains approximately 30% omega‑6 (linoleic acid) and 40% omega‑9 (oleic acid), along with stearic and palmitic acid, compounds beneficial for the texture of the skin.
Tamanu oil has a broad range of uses by the indigenous peoples of Southeast Asia. The benefits of multitasking tamanu oil can be attributed to its ability to quench the skin and to better retain moisture; this can contribute to healthy-looking skin and reduce signs of aging. Its antioxidant properties also help skin look plump, smooth, and youthful appearance.
Raw and unrefined, our certified organic Tamanu Oil could certainly populate a unique niche in your skin-care regimen.
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