Resembles shea butter
C16:0 Palmitic acid 6-7 %C18:0 Stearic acid 30-34 %C18:1 Oleic acid 35-40 %C18:2 Linoleic acid 2-3%
Good shelf life
Copoazu butter, also called cupuaçu butter, orgiginates from the Amazonas region in South America. Copoazu butter is a yellow-whitish fat with decent smell.
Copoazu butter resembles shea butter regarding fatty acid texture but has a lower melting point.
Copoazu butter is used as a substitute for shea butter. Copoazu butter feels lighter than shea butter and has a lower melting point. In hair care it strengthens the tear resistance.
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