Tamanu oil

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Tamanu oil (also called foraha or doomba oil) is pressed from nuts of the Calophyllum tacamahaca (or ati) tree. The nuts yield 70–75% of the greenish-yellow inedible oil. The oil originates in Polynesia, where it continues to play an important cultural role. Commercial exploitation of tamanu oil is predominantly for skin care. The oil contains the following fatty acids

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