Aura Cacia Organic Tamanu Oil is sustainably sourced from the nut of the tropical tamanu tree in Vietnam.
Absorbant - Tamanu oil is thick but tends to absorb well without leaving a heavy feeling on the skin.
Earthy - Tamanu oil is emerald green, slightly viscous and has a strong, sweet, nutty aroma.
Cleansing - Tamanu is known for its cleansing and emollient actions. It continues to grow in popularity as a result of its use in skincare and hair care recipes and products.
Versatile - Tamanu oil makes a great stanalone product for spot treatments and is simple blends for problematic skin issues.
Balanced - The oil is fairly balanced, containing 40% oleic acid, 30% linoleic acid, 15% palmitic acid and 13% stearic acid. It also boasts three rare constituents: capolphyllic acid, calophylloide, and lactone, which lend to its unique attributes, contributing effectively to natural deodorants, foot balms, and DIY conditioning treatments to hair.
There are so many ways to use skin care oils. The above suggested uses are just an introduction to a wide variety of quick tips and recipes available on auracacia.com.
Quick Tip Use for spot application on skin.
Recipe Tamanu Aftershave Gel
DescriptionA refreshing aftershave gel made with tamanu oil, aloe vera gel and essential oils.
3 drops Aura Cacia Patchouli Essential Oil
3 drops Aura Cacia Roman Chamomile Essential Oil
3 drops Lavender Essential Oil
1 tablespoon Aura Cacia Tamanu Oil
In a small bowl, combine all ingredients and whisk until well mixed. To use, dispense 1/2 teaspoon mixture into palm of hand, rub hands together, and smooth over shaved area.