Nangai trees have been cultivated in Melanesia for thousands of years and are an exceptionally important tree in traditional customary life. Stories, songs and customs dances based on the Nangai tree have been recorded in both the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

Nangai oil is derived from the nangai nut. After being harvested the outer flesh is removed and left in the shell to dry for a few days. The shell is then removed and the nut by itself is left to dry for a few more days. The nangai nut oil produced at The Summit is of exceptionally high grade, being a virgin hand pressed fixed oil product it retains all of its unique healing and nutritional qualities. A hand operated hydraulic cold press slowly crushes the nut and the oil is removed in a cool environment. The delicate oil is then filtered and stored in a dark cool place while it settles.


Nangai oil is transparent and exudes a mild, nutty aroma. The oil has a rich texture and is due to the high levels of stearic, palmitic, oleic and linoleic fatty acids. These fatty acids contribute to the nangai oil’s emollient properties which softens and soothe beautifully. Its highly absorbent properties make it a superior replacement for other carrier oils, including jojoba oil.

The following are some of pure Nangai Oil’s properties: 

  • Antibacterial
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Deep skin absorption, no oily residue
  • Deeply Nourishing & Hydrating
  • Smoothing & Rejuvenating

 Nangai oil has many benefits when used topically. These include:

• Alleviates arthritis pain

• Prevents infections

• Treats acne

• Treats psoriasis

• Treats eczema

• Active Ingredient in Healing Salves

•  Beautifully nourishes the skin

• Softens, smoothes and soothes creating a natural, healthy finish


Check out our range of products that use Nangai Oil