Tamu Oil / Health Concerns *
Fiji islanders call Tamu oil dolno, which means “no pain.”
Tamanu oil is extracted from the seeds of the Calophyllum inophyllum, a large evergreen tree growing in East Africa, India and Australia. Tamu Oil is used in the traditional medicines of Africa and Asia.
Health Concerns’ Tamu Oil is designed to maintain a healthy complexion. The chief ingredient is tamanu (calophyllum inophyllum)‚ which, on a cellular level, is said to promote the growth of new skin. Tamanu oil is used by Pacific Island folk medicine to heal minor cuts, bruises, and scrapes.
Health Concerns' Tamu Oil is also a good source of linoleic and other fatty acids, which have anti-inflammatory effects.
Tamu Oil has also been used to relieve pain or stiffness in the muscles and tendons as it also contains calophyllolide, another known anti-inflammatory agent .
Also See Spring Wind Ointment
Also See Dr. Shen's Complexion Pills
Tamu Oil Uses and Indications of When to Use It
Tamanu oil is said to alleviate pain, and also support the normal growth of skin. Tamu Oil has been used reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars, and support the normal healing of minor burns, scrapes, blisters, and, cuts..
When NOT to Use Tamu Oil
Self-diagnosis and self treatment aren't recommended for chronic, recurring, long term, or serious conditions. To insure the best outcome for yourself and minimize the cost, and chance of side effects, Find a Local TCM Practitioner or Start an E-mail Consultation.
Tamu Oil Serving Size
Contains one fluid ounce. Apply a small amount to the affected area three or more times daily.
Tamu Oil Ingredients
Tamanu oil contains neutral lipids, glyco-lipids, and phospholipids. Additionally, the oil contains 3 unique compounds:
- Calophyllic acid
- An anti-inflammatory called calophyllolide
- An antibiotic called lactone
*These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.