Pure Tamanu Oil™ contains polyphenols, these are anti-inflammatory. Tamanu Oil™ possesses both natural antibacterial and natural antiviral activity and can be used for for a wide variety of ailments.
The Melanesian people where convinced that the oil has antibacterial properties, and was used by skin problems, infection forming.
Its skin softening properties allow the skin to become beautiful. and antioxidants help prevent environmental damage to the skin cells.
For this reason Tamanu Oil™ is an excellent oil to use on the skin as it is able to penetrate deeply into the layers of the skin.
Traditionally Tamanu Oil™ is used by locals as a medicine.
Tamanu Oil™ can even be used as a natural deodorant as it neutralises the bacteria which generate body odour.
The active ingredients in Tamanu Oil™ have been examined. Researchers have written that some substances inhibit staphylococcus aureus. This is a bacterium that is member of the firmicutes and is frequently found in human respiratory tract and on the skin.
Disease-associated strains often promote infections by producing potent protein toxins, and expressing cell-surface proteins that bind and inactivate antibodies.
Tamanu Oil™ is touted as a natural remedy.
The strong skin healing ability in combination with antibacterial properties have ensured that the oil is used for several uses.