Tamanu (calophyllum inophyllum) oil's mild and pleasant aroma and luxurious feel make it ideal in creams. Oil of Tamanu absorbs readily and adds a glow to skin, without any residual greasiness or oiliness. Tamanu oil has been shown to improve skin appearance by improving skin elasticity, firmness and smoothness. It possesses a unique fatty acid, Calophyllic Acid, believed to be primarily responsible for regeneration of new skin tissue. Some other components are Lactone (antibiotic), Calophyllolide and Courmarins (both anti-inflamatory agents).