Tucuma Butter - A Natural Unrefined - Sustainable Product of the Brazilian Amazon Forest
Scientific name – Astrocaryum vulgare
Plant Part – Seeds
Appearance: White/ivory-colored to yellowish
SAP value: 225-250.
INCI: Astrocaryum Tucuma Seed Butter
Smell: characteristic, moderately woody.
Origin – Brazil
Common Uses – Tucuma Butter unusually rich in lauric, myristic and oleic acids, and is considered to have excellent emollient and skin-softening properties. High in vitamin A, the antioxidant properties of our Tucuma Butter lengthen its shelf life naturally. Excellent for balms, lotions, creams, soaps, conditioners, and masks. Tucuma Butter's natural gloss brings a shine to dry, damaged hair and can act as a wonderful skin moisturizer.
Tucuma Butter is solid at room temperature but melts immediately on contact with the skin. Tucuma's great emollient and skin feel come from its high levels of Lauric, Myristic, and Oleic fatty Acids.
Suggested uses: Creams, lotions, balms, make-up foundations and bar soaps. Use from 3% to 100% pure (as a butter-like balm).
Efficacy: Prevents drying of the skin due to its moisture-binding properties.
Extracted sustainably without the use of pesticides and fertilizers, and cruelty-free.
The product may be subject to variation in color, viscosity, smell and other factors depending on the harvesting and local temperature.