Cupuacu Butter

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CUPUACU BUTTER

Cupuacu Butter is a creamy,  stable butter. It comes from from the seeds of the fruit from the Cupuacu trees. Our cupuacu butter is extracted only by cold -press method - no harmful chemicals are ever used.
Cupuacu butter contains phytosterols, an unsaponifiable component that is reported to regulate the balance and activity of lipids of the stratum corneum.

Cupuacu butter is a non-brittle, light tan butter and its properties are very similar to those of cocoa butter. Its fine, softening effects and spreadability on the skin help contribute to its anti-aging properties.

It can also help in creating stable emulsions. It has high oxidative stability.

Since Cupuacu Butter has a high capacity for water absorption, it is an excellent emollient. It is used by formulators creating top quality  body butters, creams, lotions , and is reported to also be very beneficial in hair products, and in sun - care products.  Its high water absorption capacity also makes it an effective alternative to lanolin for vegetable-base products.

Cupuacu Butter is a creamy butter. It is hard (brittle) at room temperature. It has a very thick and creamy consistency.

Cupuacu butter also has a mild and sweet aroma to it.

Recommended Usage:

  • Bar Soaps: 3% – 6%

  • Lotions & Creams: 3% – 5%

  • Balms: 5% – 100%

  • Hair Conditioners: 2% – 5%

Organic

INCI Name: Theobroma Grandiflorum