Tamanu Oil: "Green Gold"

Tamanu Oil

Tamanu oil (ours is from Madagascar) is called green gold for a reason.  By itself, it helps ease so many situations our skin encounters.  Whether it’s flaking feet or skin that needs an elasticity boost, this natural oil works super hard to heal. Derived from the nuts of the tamanu tree, which is native to Southeast Asia and Polynesia, it is rich in fatty acids, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory compounds and is especially good for those with dry, sensitive, or acne-prone skin. Tamanu has been found to be:

  1. Moisturizing: Tamanu oil is highly moisturizing and helps to hydrate and nourish the skin. It is easily absorbed and helps to improve skin texture and softness.
  2. Anti-Inflammatory: Tamanu oil has anti-inflammatory properties that help to soothe and calm irritated skin. It is especially effective for those with acne-prone or sensitive skin.
  3. Anti-Bacterial: It’s natural antibacterial properties that help to kill bacteria on the skin and prevent breakouts.
  4. Wound Healing: Tamanu oil has been used for centuries to heal wounds and skin irritations. It helps to promote cell regeneration and improve the appearance of scars and blemishes.
  5. Anti-Aging: Tamanu oil is rich in antioxidants that help to protect the skin from free radical damage and prevent premature aging. It also helps to improve skin elasticity and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
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