Technical Information

GRADESCosmetic

SOURCE/ ORIGIN

Vegetable

VEGAN SUITABLEVegan suitable
PALM DERIVATIVES STATUSPalm Free

* Where Vegan suitable means free from animal derived substances.

* Further documentation available with purchase

DRY EXTRACT OF UCUUBA 1KG

CAS Number:356065-37-7
INCI:

Virola Sebifera Nut Oil

Composition:

Virola Sebifera Nut Oil

ORIGIN

The name of  the Ucuuba tree means in the indigenous language ucu (grease) andyba (tree), prefers flooded regions,  and  reaches height of 25 to 35 m. The seeds are rich in fats (60 – 70%). The wood is of excellent quality and used for particleboard and laminated wood, which endanger intensively the remaining forest resources.

POPULAR USAGE

The Ucuuba butter is widely used by forest peoples in the manufacture of candles for lighting due to its high fat content and high melting point (53C).

CHARACTERISTICS

The Ucuuba butter consists mainly of myristic acid, 70% of the fat is composed of trimeristin, a triglyceride of myristic acid which is an aromatic essential oil that is important to the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries.

SKIN CARE

Ucuuba Butter is known for its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties and is ideal for treating acne, eczema and dry or irritated skin. Recommended for depilatory creams as well as for foot creams.

SPECIFICATIONS

Production Process: drying and grinding

Scientific name: Virola sebifera

Preservatives: none

Source of Raw Material: Amazonian Rainforest / Brazil

Solvent Extraction: none

Used part of the plant: seed

Traceability: guaranteed

Origin of the Vegetable Drug: wild crafted

SAFETY HEALTH

Product harmless, for cosmetic use only, not suited for human consumption.

STORAGE

Should be stored tightly sealed, protected from light and heat.

AU$46.40