Tamanu Oil (calophyllum inophyllum) oil's mild and pleasant aroma and luxurious feel make it ideal in soaps. 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, bcomponents are Lactone, Calophyllolide and Courmarins.
The pure oil is beneficial to the skin, but is also an excellent ingredient in soaps or creams. If there is a sensitivity to nuts, test first.