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The tucuma palm is considered a pioneer plant of aggressive growth, fire-resistant with capacity to shoot again after fire, mainly inhabiting secondary forest formations and postures. The butter is extracted from the kernel of fruit forming a clear white butter.
Traditionally tucuma butter was used by extraction the butter from the seeds in boiling water for use in cooking and to regenerated mainly ethnic curled hair.
Tucuma butter is very similar to palm kernel butter in appearance, consistency and property but with higher and favorable melting point.
It is known that butter with lauric acid has a key role in immune system function and prevention of various diseases. Due to its grease composition and unsoponifioble matter tucuma butter forms a protective film on the skin and hair without causing damage to the lipid exchange.
For these characteristics can replace softening products for the skin and formulations for curly hair and soap.
Forms a transparent protective film on the skin, similar silicone without clogging the pores. The lipid exchange of the skin is not damaged and works well on dry skin and even on oily ones.
For dry hair with split ends, penetrates the cuticle of the hair to replace the loss of structural lipids and replenish moisture, giving back the natural elasticity, leaving them soft, strong and silky. Highly recommended for formation of curled hair and regeneration of ethnic hair.
Production Process: Cold Extraction
Scientific name: Astrocaryum vulgare
Source of Raw Material: Amazonian Rainforest / Brazil
Solvent Extraction: Absent
Used part of the plant: Fruit pulp
Origin of the Vegetable Drug: Wild crafted
Product harmless, for cosmetic use only, not suited for human consumption.
Should be stored tightly sealed, protected from light and heat.