Tamanu oil has its origins in the pacific islands. The oil is prepared by sun-drying the nuts, derived from the fruit of the tamanu tree, for between 10-12 weeks. During this period, oil forms in the nuts. The nuts are then cold-pressed to remove the oil. It then goes through a filtering process and prepared for packaging. Tamanu oil has a light to dark green colour and emanates a pungent, nutty aroma.
Properties of Tamanu Oil:
Due to the potent properties outlined above, Tamanu Oil has a remarkable variety of skin care benefits. These include:
You can see for yourself why Tamanu Oil is nature’s miracle cure. Try it directly or use in combination with other healing and skin loving botanical ingredients like sandalwood and nangai oils. The Summit’s skincare range has high on its list of ingredients many beneficial oil combinations.