Organic Cocoa Butter Chunks
Ingredients Organic Cocoa Butter
Botanical Name Theobroma Cacao
Qualities Organic, Pure Prime-Pressed
After being extracted from the cacao bean, the natural cocoa butter has a rich pleasant chocolate aroma. Natural cocoa butter is known for its high oxidative stability, as a result of it being naturally rich in antioxidants and vitamin E. With a typical melting point ranging from 88-95 degrees Fahrenheit, natural cocoa butter is a stiff solid at room temperature. The cosmetic and food industries utilize natural cocoa butter as an ingredient. From a cosmetic and skin care application standpoint, cocoa butter is used for its natural emollient properties and to bring stiffness to the end product.
Can be used in cold process soap making, lip balms and glosses, bath products, creams, lotions, and salves. It acts as an emulsifier and stiffener in creams. It is somewhat water-resistant and a helpful ingredient in sunscreen. It is too comodegenic for oily complexions.