Tamanu Organic Virgin Cold Pressed Carrier Oil - Calophyllum inophyllum

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Botanical Name - Tamanu Organic* Carrier Oil -  Calophyllum inophyllum.

*100% Organic Product - Certified by the Soil Association.

Plant Origin - Egypt.

Oil taken from - Seeds.

Extraction Method - Cold pressed.

Colour - Green/brown. 


Aroma - A mildly nutty aroma, making it an excellent choice for Aromatherapy massage as its own aroma does not distract from the aroma of the blend being prepared.

Absorption rate - A thick and viscous Carrier Oil that is easily and readily absorbed into the skin.

Shelf life - Up to 12 months when stored correctly - see below for full details.


Traditional uses for Virgin Cold Pressed Organic Tamanu Carrier include -

Tamanu is an exotic and precious Carrier Oil, with each tree only producing up to 5Kg of Carrier Oil per year, making it a sought after and precious product.

Tamanu can be used on all skin types especially dry and mature skins in need of extra nourishment. This is provided by Tamanu Carrier's high levels fatty acids, and its impressive levels of polyphenols (anti-oxidants) and Vitamins.

The antioxidant content helps combat premature aging and skin damage from the sun, it also smooths and nourishes the skin, helping it appear youthful and fresh.

It can be added to skin and face care preparations to help reduce irritation from Psoriasis, Acne and Eczema as it has anti-inflammatory properties and is soothing and calming to recent scar tissue and stretch marks due to its nourishing emollient qualities.

It is a lovely addition to hair conditioners and masques for dry and damaged hair to improve its strength and shine.

Can be added to nappy creams as it is soothing and highly anti-microbial.

Use as a massage medium for hands on massage and as a Carrier Oil to dilute Essential Oils into.

Virgin Cold Pressed Organic Tamanu Carrier Oil -

Can be used as a stand alone carrier/massage medium or can have other carrier oils added to it - between 10-30% addition of other carriers is acceptable to enrich and enhance the therapeutic qualities of the massage medium.


Mantra Aromatherapy Virgin Cold Pressed Organic Tamanu Carrier Oil is -

A pure, neat and unadulterated product.

It is a Vegan product that is cruelty free.

Is presented for retail in a pharmaceutical grade brown glass bottle with a tamper proof cap (for quantities of up to 100ml) for ease of use, or is presented in an opaque wide lid plastic bottle for 250ml and upwards sizes.

Each product purchased is freshly decanted from verified stock in the Uk in Wales.

Mantra Aromatherapy Virgin Cold Pressed Organic Tamanu Carrier Oil is a Therapeutic Grade product and can be used as part of a Holistic treatment.


Product Safety -

**Tamanu Oil is a nut Oil and is therefore a potential allergen and should not be used if nut or seed allergies are disclosed during consultation.

Tamanu Carrier should always be clearly labelled on products containing this Oil.**

Always store pure Carrier Oils in an upright position with their cap firmly secured in place.

To maximise the shelf life of any Carrier Oil it should be stored out of direct sunlight, in a cool, dry environment.  - A medicine cabinet is ideal or Carrier Oils can also be refrigerated* to prolong their shelf-life. 

*Please note that some Carrier Oils will become more viscous and/or solidify if stored below room temperature and will remain so until gently brought back up to room temperature.


Carrier Oils should never be -

taken internally,

never be put in or near the eyes nor put on areas of damaged or inflamed skin. 

they should be stored away from children and used with caution around babies, small children and pets.

care and Medical advice should be taken before using Carrier Oils to blend Essential Oils in if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you have a medical condition.

Always patch test before using any new Carrier Oil.