Cupuacu – Brazilian white chocolate

Cupuacu Butter is the perfect alternative of Shea Butter and Cocoa Butter – with naturally balanced composition of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids, high content of natural phytosterols and with melting point equal to the normal temperatute of human body. Applied on human skin, it melts in a seconds and absobs quickly without leaving greasy sensations.

Cupuacu is native to Latin America. It is wild, evergreen tree (Theobroma grandiflorum) and grows at the north parts of the Amazonia rain forests. Due to the fact that Cupuacu is close relative to cocoa tree it has tasty chocolate aroma with light notes of pineapple. In Brazil and in other Latin American countries with rain forests, the locals use Cupuacu fruits to prepare different sweets – from traditional ice cream to juices, cakes and candies. That was why Cupuacu butter is also known as Brazilian White Chocolate. Cupuacu Fruits are quite large – their size is similar to middle sized watermelon. The Cupuacu seeds are placed in the fleshy, juicy inside of the fruit. The Cupuacu butter is obtained from the seeds after processing – cold pressing and filtration. The final product is Cupuacu Butter – very similar as taste and aroma to the cocoa butter. This organic butter, except as traditional food, is very wide used in cosmetology.

Cupuacu Butter – composition and properties

The most valuable quality of Cupuacu Butter is it’s ability to absorb large amounts of water. The butter penetrates instantly in the skin and hair and provides longlasting biologically active impact. The organic Cupuacu butter can absorb up to 240% more water in comparison with any other product. This makes it the perfect ingredient to nourish and hydrate skin and hair.

Thanks to the high content of monounsaturated fatty acids, more precisely high concentration of oleic acid, Cupuacu Butter provides long lasting positive impact on skin and hair. In addition – Cupuacu Butter protects and restores dyed hair and protects color from fading.

Cupuacu Butter in cosmetology:

All products with Cupuacu Butter:

  • Effectively hydrate and nourish skin and hair
  • Protect skin and hair from dehyration
  • Support  the healing of skin dermatitis and eczema
  • Stimulate skin regeneration and support recovery
  • Return vitality and shine of dry, limp, dyed or treated hair
  • Fix the color – the color is lasting longer
  • Restore the lipid balance of skin and hair

Cupuacu Butter, used in Terra Aqua Cosmetologie dermocosmetics brand, originated from Brazil. It is organic, refined and ECOCERT certified. It is a product of organic farming – the company producer supports small communities from Amazon Rainforest and other Brazilian ecosystems in sustainable development of their farms.


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