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Tamanu oil, certified organic

NZ $9.00

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All Carrier Oils, Certified Organic Carrier Oils

Description

Tamanu oil, certified organic

INCI

Calophyllum inophyllum

Certification

Certified organic, BioGro

Appearance

Dark green to brown liquid. Thickens and can solidify in cold temperatures.

Extraction method

Cold pressed

Refinement

Virgin

Purity

100%

Origin

Vietnam

Usage rate

Up to 100%

Typical fatty acid profile

Oleic: 37 - 48%
Linoleic: 20 - 34%
Stearic: 12 - 18%
Palmitic: 9 - 16%

Absorption rate

Average

Comedogenic rating

2

Skin type recommended

Most skin types, especially scarred and sensitive skin

Vegan

Yes

Palm oil

No

Animal tested

No


Tamanu oil is a remarkable topical healing agent with skin healing, anti-neuralgic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antibiotic and antioxidant properties.

Tamanu oil possesses significant antimicrobial qualities that can help with irritation and healing. Tamanu oil can be applied directly to skin, undiluted. There are no reports of adverse effects from topical application.

All our products are for external use.


Recipe
Rich tamanu oil cream

Water Phase
200g water
10g glycerin

Oil Phase
15g tamanu oil
15g emulsifier O
10g shea butter

Last Phase
2g Geogard 221
few drops essential oil

Method
1. Heat Water Phase until 65°C.
2. Heat Oil Phase until melted, then cool to 65°C.
3. Combine the two phases and blend intermittently with a stick blender until thick.
4. Add Last Phase and blend in.
5. Spoon into pots.

 

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