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THH Edu: Emu Oil

Updated: Jun 25, 2022

Let's learn about Emu Oil

Emu Oil comes from, you guessed right, an Emu!

If you're not familiar with what an Emu is, it's a bird! Britannica describes an Emu as "(Dromaius novaehollandiae), flightless bird of Australia that is the second largest living bird"

Emu Oil comes from the fat of the Emu. It has great absorption and is a great antioxidant! Originally, it was used by Aboriginal Australians for its healing, anti-inflammatory, and anti-aging properties.

Emu Oil Benefits:

Can help treat a variety of skin issues, including:

  • Eczema

  • Psoriasis

  • Dermatitis

  • Acne

  • Healing wounds

** Fun Fact: Did you know Emu Oil can also help soothe sensitive nipples and areolas due to breast feeding and pumping?**

When used for hair and scalp, Emu Oil can help:

  • Add shine

  • Possibly prevent hair loss (by helping to increase blood flow)

  • Control dandruff

  • Prevent frizz (Repels Moisture)

  • Moisturize scalp

*Be sure to do a skin/ patch test prior to applying it to the desired area!

Other Benefits of Emu Oil:

  • When applied to cuticles, can help increase nail growth

  • Can help repel bugs

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