Theobroma grandiflorum Seed Butter - Color:
White to yellowish - Odor:
Characteristic - Solubility:
Water Insoluble - Appearance:
Waxy Solid - CAS #: 394236-97-6 - About:
The popular name for this palm tree is "Cupuacuzeiro" (Theobroma grandiflorum) and the fruit is native to the tropical forest found in Brazilian states such as Para and Maranhao.
Cupuacu butter consists of triacylglycerol containing a balanced composition of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids. This gives the butter a low melting point and a soft solid aspect that melts quickly upon contact with the skin. - Uses & Applications:
The triacylglycerols of cupuacu butter have an excellent water absorption capacity which, in turn, stabilize emulsions and assist in hydration properties. Cupuacu butter contains phytosterols; beta-sitosterol, stigmasterol and capmesterol. The lipid barrier causes reuptake of the skin, reducing dryness and dehydration of the skin. Research has proven cupuacu butter's effectiveness against aging of the skin, dehydration, dermatitis treatment and ulcerations because of its emollient, moisturizing and healing properties. In addition to skin absorption, cupuacu butter has the power to absorb UVB and UVC radiation. It is used in various beauty products such as skin creams and lotions, bath oils, soaps, conditioners, hair masks, after-shave emulsions, creamy deodorants, sunscreens, shampoos for dry, brittle and chemically treated hair, children's products, makeup, lipsticks, eye pencil, dermatitis and burn treatment, hand and foot lotion plus cuticle cream.
- Quality Differential - Product 100% Natural:
This product is not submitted to the refining stage during the obtaining process. It would be at this stage that they would be exposed to high temperatures in order to be neutralized, clarified and deodorized. However, this type of technique degrades several biomolecules of high nutritional value that are naturally present in oils and butters. These include vitamins, responsible for benefits like antioxidant power, and thermo sensitive carotenoids, which maintain the health of the skin. The fruits are selected at the natural maturation time preserving their compounds and do not undergo thermal stress refining, guaranteeing their properties. - Product 100% Pure:
Citróleo, our trusted supplier of this product, does not perform any kind of blend or alteration of the oils and butters it produces. Thus, the plant products offered maintain their natural aspects, like characteristic, color and odor. - Dosage / Usual Concentration:
- Moisturizing lotion, conditioner: 0.5 to 8%
- Liquid soap and shampoo: 0.5 - 1%
- Bar soap, lipstick, lip moisturizer: 0.5 to 30%