Tamanu Oil Benefits

The benefits of tamanu oil have made this exotic oil one of my most trusted beauty products, especially when it comes to less-than-pleasant

The main chemical constituents of Tamanu Carrier Oil are Oleic Acid, Linoleic Acid, Palmitic Acid, and Stearic Acid.

LINOLEIC ACIDS (OMEGA-6) are known to:
• Moisturize hair and promote its growth
• Facilitate wound healing
• Be an effective emulsifier in the formulation of soaps and quick-drying oils
• Exhibit anti-inflammatory properties
• Soothe acne and reduce chances of future outbreaks
• Promote moisture retention in skin and hair
• Make oils feel thinner in consistency when used in an oil blend, thus being beneficial for use on acne-prone skin
• Help slow the look of aging by sustaining skin elasticity and softness
OLEIC ACIDS (OMEGA-9) are known to:
• Maintain the softness, suppleness, and radiance of skin and hair
• Stimulate the growth of thicker, longer, and stronger hair
• Reduce the appearance of aging, such as premature wrinkles and fine lines
• Eliminate dandruff and support hair growth
• Boost immunity
• Exhibit antioxidant properties
• Prevent joint inflammation, stiffness, and pain
PALMITIC ACID is known to:
• Have emollient properties
• Soften hair without leaving a greasy or sticky residue
• Be the most common saturated fatty acid
 STEARIC ACID is known to:
• Have cleansing properties that eliminate dirt, sweat, and excess sebum from hair and skin
• Be an ideal emulsifying agent that binds water and oil
• Help products remain potent when stored for long periods of time
• Condition and protect hair from damage without diminishing luster or making it feel heavy
• Have exceptional cleansing properties
• Soften skin
Used topically, Tamanu Carrier Oil’s thick, luxurious, and conditioning viscosity penetrates the skin at an average speed, gently yet effectively restoring skin health by facilitating the growth of newer skin that looks smoother and feels softer. It is reputed to soothe, repair, and diminish redness, scars, stretch marks, and irritation, such as itchiness, dryness, and peeling, while preventing blemishes from forming. Its protective properties make it ideal for use before and after spending time outdoors, as it works effectively year-round to protect the skin from dryness and roughness caused by the sun and the wind as well as other harsh effects of the elements. Being mild and having a soft, enjoyable fragrance, Tamanu Carrier Oil can be used several times throughout the day on all skin types.
Used in hair, Tamanu Oil’s nourishing and conditioning qualities are known to encourage stronger, longer, and healthier hair growth, address hair loss, hydrate the strands, bring out hair’s natural sheen, and help with easier manageability. Furthermore, it works to soothe inflammation and eliminate fungal infections on the scalp.
Used medicinally, Tamanu Carrier Oil works to reduce acne, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis,
scarring, ulcers, dryness, itchiness, scaly skin, body odor, fungal infections, rashes, sores, swelling, age spots, sunburn, stretch marks, cellulite, sciatica, rosacea, and foot odor. In addition, it soothes fissures, chilblains, rheumatism, shingles, Athlete’s Foot, scrapes, cuts, sores, boils, insect bites and stings, severe burns, neuralgia, gout, and dermatophytosis that may occur in the beard or on the scalp.
Its potent therapeutic properties make Tamanu Oil ideal for use in natural remedies that also address sore throats through massage or aromatherapy.
The cicatrization effect of Tamanu Oil is known to accelerate the growth of healthy new tissue, thereby facilitating the healing of wounds, and its antioxidant property promotes a rejuvenated appearance by smoothing the look of wrinkles. By enhancing circulation, Tamanu Oil prevents and diminishes the appearance of bruises, and its anti-bacterial properties make it valuable for hygiene practices and for addressing dermatitis, infections psoriasis, skin rashes, and body odors.
As illustrated, Tamanu Carrier Oil is reputed to have many therapeutic properties. The following highlights its many benefits and the kinds of activity it is believed to show:
COSMETIC: Collagen-Enhancing, Regenerating, Soothing, Hydrating, Smoothing, Deodorizing, Protective, Nourishing, Cleansing, Exfoliating, Anti-Oxidant, Soothing
MEDICINAL:  Anti-Microbial, Anti-Bacterial, Anti-Fungal, Anti-Coagulative, Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Oxidant, Wound-Healing, Regenerating, Soothing, Analgesic, Immune-Boosting, Anti-Itch, Cicatrizing, Anti-Neuralgic.