Tamanu Oil (Calophyllum Inophyllum) Cold Pressed Organic. Tamanu Oil is cold pressed from the nut of Calophyllum inophyllum. This oil is also known as Foraha or simply Calophyllum. Tamanu Oil is considered to be one of the most active of all plant oils. Well known for it’s healing and nourishing activity, this is one of the best choices for inflammatory skin conditions. It’s unique fatty acid composition speeds new cell growth making it ideal for acneic skin types as well as for scarred and damaged skin. Tamanu Oil Calophyllum inophyllum is also known to increase micro circulation making it an excellent choice for skin prone to ingrown hair and spotting. The oil consists of up to 17% of each of the saturated fatty acids, palmitic acid and stearic acid and up to 50% oleic acid (omega 9 fatty acid) and up to 50% linoleic acid (omega 6 essential fatty acid). Uses of Tamanu Oil, Cold Pressed (Organic) Tamanu oil possesses a capacity to promote the formation of new tissue, thereby accelerating wound healing and the growth of healthy skin, so it is a widely used traditional topical aid (applied externally) It has anti-inflammatory, anti-neuralgic, antibiotic antioxidant properties. In Pacific island folk medicine, tamanu oil is applied liberally to cuts, scrapes, burns, insect bites and stings, abrasions, acne and acne scars, psoriasis, diabetic sores, sunburn, dry or scaly skin, blisters, eczema, herpes sores, and to reduce foot and body odour.It is used by Polynesian women to promote healthy, clear, blemish-free skin, and on their babies to prevent nappy rash and skin eruptions. The Calophyllum, called Tamanu by Tahitians and Fohara by the Malagasy tree produces a remarkable oil for its beneficial effect on the skin. Very aromatic, this oil is traditionally used to treat many skin conditions (eczema, psoriasis, shingles) Numerous studies have shown that oil Callophyla contained many assets with disinfectant and protective properties making this oil a valuable ally for skin problems. Excellent mild analgesic and healing properties, this oil a beautiful emerald green is used both to treat everyday ailments and to accelerate healing after surgery or erase old scars.