Monoi Oil

Common Name

Monoi Oil

Scientific Name

Cocos nucifera

Tamil Name

Mōṉō eṇṇey, மோனோ எண்ணெய்

Ayurvedic Heritage

Monoi oil is an infused oil made from soaking petals of the Tiaré flower, also known as the Tahitian gardenia, in pure coconut oil. For centuries, people of Eastern Asia used the oil to anoint newborns, purify objects, and moisturize their hair and skin.

Skincare Benefits

Monoi oil provides anti-inflammatory effects that restore and retain moisture levels on the skin to protect against dryness, prevent breakouts and promote healing, improving overall skin texture and health. It is also rich in fatty acids that promote a youthful, glowing complexion.