Dreamed up between training sessions under blue skies in Tahiti, these bacteria-beaters from the South Pacific rainforest come loaded with hand-gathered ingredients known to aid grapplers in our everlasting battle against dirty mat microbes. Three ingredients in particular - the sweetly scented and vitamin-rich "Tahitian Vanilla Extract", "Mono'i Oil" (Tiare flowers steeped in extra-virgin coconut oil) and "Tamanu Oil" (extracted from a Polynesian nut used to treat wounds, promote healing, and prevent infection), are sourced directly from local farms on both Tahiti and Moorea. Meanwhile, the power of Hemp offers itself in multiple forms such as an oil, milk, and even butter to nourish skin with Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids while offering it's proven anti-inflammatory properties. These rainbow sea-sponge speckled Jiu Jitsu apes are finally rounded off with a potent blend of anti-fungal Patchouli Oil and our staple high-grade Tea Tree base to deeply cleanse after those extra-grimey trains. The Vanilla Gorilla…every gym needs one.
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