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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" https://www.britannica.com/animal/emu



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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