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M&R Essentials Certified Organic Tamanu Oil

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M&R Essentials Certified Organic Tamanu Oil
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M& R Essentials Certified Organic Tamanu Oil is cold pressed from the seeds of the Tamanu tree (Calophyllum inophyllum).

Tamanu Oil is a rich yellow green colour, with a soft nutty aroma. It absorbs into skin at average speed, leaving a slight oil feeling on skin. Tamanu Oil is a topical healing agent with antimicrobial, antibacterial, antibiotic antifungal, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, anticoagulant (sunburns, erythema), anti-neuralgic and cicatrising (skin healing) properties.

Tamanu Oil is produced from the seeds of the Tamanu tree (Calophyllum inophyllum) a large evergreen tree which is native to East Africa, southern coastal India to Malesia and Australia. Besides being a popular ornamental plant, its wood is hard and strong; Traditional Pacific Islanders used it in construction and boatbuilding. Tamanu Oil is a traditional Melanesian skin care treatment used for centuries in Vanuatu and Tahiti and has long been considered a sacred gift from nature for skin protection and healing. The seeds yield a thick, dark green sticky oil for medicinal use or hair grease. Tamanu oils amazing skin healing properties have been studied since 1951. It is currently of high interest to The Australian Society of Cosmetic Chemists for its anti-aging properties.

Analysis reveals that Tamanu Oil is high in  Essential fatty acid particularly Linoleic acid 38% (omega 6) and Linolenic acid 5 % (omega 3), as well as natural neo-flavonoids (Calophyllolids, Calophyllic acid, Inophyllolid) which have antibiotic, anti-bacteria, anti-inflammatory anti-viral, citracising and anti blood-coagulation activities.

Cosmetic uses:
Tamanu oil is a very popular, all purpose carrier oil. It has been medically proven that Tamanu oil helps to moisturise, nourish and regenerate cells of the epidermis.

Skin Regeneration and Repair:
Offers comprehensive skin support. A super penetrative oil offering exceptional cell hydration and protection. Tamanu Oil has the extraordinary ability to promote the regeneration of new tissue, encouraging rapid repair and the development of healthy skin.
•    Soothing and protective effect on the skin from sunburn, inflammation, skin redness, insect bites.
•    Regenerating effect on the epidermis cells and wound healing such as burns, cuts, cracks and scars.
•    Moisturising, nourishing and repairing effect on the skin (dry and damaged skin, wrinkles, anti ageing)
•    Increases microcirculation (heavy legs, bruising)
•    Cicatrisation is the formation of new tissue. This oil can infiltrate all three layers of skin (The epidermis, dermis and hydrodermis) and this penetrative capacity explains some of it's regenerative, restructuring and hydrating effect.

Prevention and healing of scars:
Applied dayly Resaerch shows consistent decrease in length and width of scars and Improved appearance of aged scars and stretch marks (1 year or older).

Antibacterial, anti-viral and Antifungal Treatments:
Its extraordinary healing properties have been used to for patients with extreme burns and skin ulcers.  
It is used to treat acne blisters, diabetes sores, athletes foot, infections, skin rashes, dermatitis, psoriasis

Protects against environmental damage:
Natural UV filter, inhibit 85 % of the DNA damage and oxidative stress induced by UV radiation at 1% age spots

Anti Viral:
A naturally occurring anti viral (HIV, shingles, herpes zoster)

Body hygiene:
It has also been used to deodorize the body and feet.

Apply topically to affected area morning and night.

Safe for all skin types:
Hypo allergenic, non irritant, non-sensitizing. Safe around delicate eye area

Minimum of 24 months - Stores well under any condition but extreme temperatures will lessen the shelf life.

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. The harvesting of the nuts and the cold pressing into Tamanu Oil is a sustainable source of income for the Vanuatu people. This income provides much needed medicial care, education and basic necessities such as rice. Vanuatu also emits next to no carbon emissions.

M&R Essentials Certified Organic Oils are guaranteed certified organic and free from artificial colours, preservatives, gluten and Genetic modification. This guarantees quality for you and your family without any harmful additives, pesticides or herbicides.


Apply topically to affected area morning and night.

Safe for all skin types:
Hypo allergenic, non irritant, non-sensitizing. Safe around delicate eye area


100% Organic Tamanu Oil

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