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    Tamanu Oil

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    Pure Tamanu Oil is a key ingredient in many ZaynahChantel products

    Tap into this miracle oil and it’s numerous skin and Hair Benefits - REAL Tamanu oil is very Dark Green, has a light naturally early smell and is rich in texture 

    Tamanu oil for acne

    A 2015 study looked at tamanu oil from five different parts of the South Pacific.Trusted Source It found that the oil exhibited high antibacterial and wound-healing activity against bacterial strains involved in acne, including Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) and Propionibacterium granulosum (P. granulosum).

    There’s also evidence of the oil’s anti-inflammatory properties. Together with its ability to kill P. acnesand P. granulosum, tamanu oil may also be helpful in treating inflamed acne.Trusted Source

    Tamanu oil for acne scars

    Tamanu oil has been used to successfully treat scars in a hospital setting. Numerous biological studies have shown that tamanu oil has wound-healing and skin regeneration properties.Trusted Source It’s been shown to promote cell proliferation and the production of certain components of your skin — including collagen and glycosaminoglycan (GAG) — all important in the healing of scars.

    Tamanu oil is also rich in antioxidants, which have been shown to be beneficial in the treatment of scarring, as well as acne.Trusted Source

    Tamanu oil for athlete’s foot

    Tamanu oil is believed to be an effective remedy for athlete’s foot, a contagious fungal infection that affects the skin of the feet. Though the effects of tamanu oil specifically on athlete’s foot have not been studied, there’s quite a bit of evidence backing the oil’s antifungal properties.Trusted Source

    Tamanu oil benefits for wrinkles

    Tamanu oil is an active ingredient used in many skin care products, including anti-aging creams. The oil is rich in fatty acids, which can help keep skin moisturized. It also contains antioxidants, which fight against damage from free radicals.

    The oil’s ability to promote collagen and GAG production also plays a role in anti-aging and skin regeneration.

    Finally, tamanu oil may help prevent wrinkles caused by sun damage. A 2009 in-vitro study found that the oil was able to absorb UV light and inhibit 85 percent of the DNA damage induced by UV radiation.Trusted Source

    Tamanu oil for dark spots

    No evidence currently exists that shows tamanu oil can reduce the appearance of dark spots, though some people use it for that purpose.

    Tamanu oil for dry skin

    Skin dryness is a condition commonly treated with use of oils. Tamanu oil happens to have a high fat content, so it’s likely very moisturizing for the skin.

    Tamanu oil for eczema

    Research suggests tamanu oil may have anti-inflammatory properties.Trusted Source And while there are people who have used tamanu oil to treat inflammatory skin conditions like eczema, more research is needed to understand its role.

    Tamanu oil for fading stretch marks

    As with acne scars, most people try to fade their stretch marks with moisturizing, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory treatments. While tamanu oil has these properties, there’s not enough research to know whether it has any effect.

    Tamanu oil for hair

    Researchers have not looked deeply into how tamanu oil affects the hair. It probably works as a moisturizer, though that’s not been proven. Anecdotal stories suggest it can be used to slow hair loss, but researchers have not proven this.

    Tamanu oil for ingrown hairs

    Ingrown Hairs often become inflamed and irritated. Because tamanu oil has anti-inflammatory healing properties, it’s possible it could treat ingrown hairs. As a proven anti-inflammatory, it could have benefits. However, there’s no specific research on tamanu and ingrown hairs.

    Tamanu oil for insect stings

    Some people use tamanu oil to treat insect stings. But while tamanu oil does work as an anti-inflammatory, there’s no research yet into its effects on bug bites.

    Tamanu oil for scars

    Several studies have found that tamanu oil has a number of properties that can help skin wounds heal faster, reduce inflammation, and promote collagen production.

    Tamanu oil emulsion was used on hospital patients in two studies to treat resistant and postsurgical wounds.Trusted Source Tamanu oil improved healing and led to significantly less scaring.

    Tamanu oil for sunburns and other burns

    Some people use tamanu oil to treat their sunburns and other burns. While research suggests tamanu oil has healing and antibacterial properties, there’s no clear understanding of its effects on burns.

    Tamanu oil uses

    Tamanu oil can be applied directly to the skin for health or cosmetic purposes. It can also be combined with creams, essential oils, and other ingredients to create your own face and hair masks, moisturizers, and shampoos and conditioners.