Offers comprehensive skin support – including anti-aging.
Super penetrative offering exceptional cell hydration.
Features a unique fatty acid called calophyllic acid.
Our Tamanu Oil is the purest available - Always get the best for maximum benefit.
Whenever a culture has regarded a plant material as "sacred", then it is usually safe to assume that it is something special. The Tamanu tree (Calophyllum tacamahaca) is indigenous to tropical South East Asia. A 3 metre, mature tree blooms twice a year, producing a circular, yellow skinned fruit containing a large nut. The kernel from within this nut is cured for up to two months until it produces a dark, thick, sticky oil. At this point the kernels are cold-pressed to generate a rch, yellow green oil. It takes a 100kgs of Tamanu fruit ( the complete yield of a mature tree) to produce just 5 litres of cold pressed oil. This oil exhibits a remarkable range of benefits and the increasing international awareness of these attributes is offering much needed employment opportunities for small communities. When Tamanu oil is scientifically scrutinised it does indeed justify its "sacred" reputation.
Tamanu oil exhibits a unique and complex chemistry. In 1953, French research scientist, Professor Lederer, isolated the two key chemical components linked to the exciting citracising capacity. He identified a totally new fatty acid, calophyllic acid and a novel antibiotic lactone and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent called calophyllolide. The oil contains three classes of lipids including neutral lipids, glycolipids and phospholipids and it also features a significant percentage of anti-inflammatory coumarins.
NTS Health produce the highest quality Tamanu Oil available, extracted using traditional methods (no heat). The slight sediment present at the bottom of the bottle is a mark of unmatched purity. We do not filter our oil like many inferior products.
Warning: Do not use if allergic to nuts. Before using, test on a small area of skin. If any reaction occurs, discontinue use.
Directions for Use: Apply liberally at least 3 times per day and up to 10 times for problem areas.
Do not use if allergic to nuts. Before using, test on a small area of skin. If any reaction occurs, discontinue use.
100% Pure, Organic Tamanu Oil
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