Unrefined tucuma butter is pressed from the seeds of the tucuma palm tree. The seeds are harvested between January and May. This is cold pressed and filtered to yield a cream-coloured butter.
Rich in omega 3, 6 and 9, unrefined tucuma butter is a lovely Amazonian butter which helps to hydrate the skin.
Unrefined tucuma butter boasts of a high content of vitamin A to help nourish and add a natural gloss to dry, damaged hair.
Unrefined tucuma butter is a hydrating solid butter and melts at 32°C. High in lauric acid, it is nourishing and purported to have anti-inflammatory properties. The natural content of myristic acid also helps to soothe the scalp.
Great at softening the skin and supporting elasticity.
Unrefined tucuma butter has great conditioning properties to moisturise the hair.
Our purchase of tucuma butter from remote indigenous communities throughout the Amazon River basin area helps to preserve the natural habitat and directly improves local economic conditions and sustainability.