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.
INCI Name: Theobroma Grandiflorum