Taramira oil, also known as Jamba oil, is a sharp smelling oil that is cold-pressed from the seeds of the arugula (rocket) plant. It is a popular oil used in Asia for cooking and pickling, and has benefits when used topically on the hair and skin.
Taramira oil has anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties and can be used as a natural hair treatment for dry and damaged hair, lice and dandruff.
Directions for use
Consume taramira oil by drizzling it on your salads and vegetable dishes, or use it as a cooking oil.
Use taramira oil as a dandruff and lice treatment by massaging the oil into the hair and scalp and letting it soak in for 2 hours. Afterwards, comb the hair thoroughly before washing it with shampoo.
It can also be used undiluted as a warming and relaxing massage oil.
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