Description: Tucuma oil has applications in topical skin care due to its beneficial fatty-acid composition (high levels of essential fatty acids). It has a high content of pro-Vitamin A, among which the Carotenoids dominate. This has high antioxidant activity.
Tucuma Butter – Butters
Botanical Name: Astrocaryum vulgare
It is oil soluble (not water soluble) and is usually incorporated via the oil phase when preparing emulsions. It has no known incompatibilities.
- Lotions & Creams: 2 – 20%
- Balms: 5 ? 100 %
- Bar Soaps: 3 ? 12 %
- Hair Conditioners: 1 ? 5 %