Refined Kokum Butter
This refined butter is highly resistant to oxidation and often used as a Cocoa Butter substitute.
Kokum Butter can be used in creams, lotions, balms, and bar soaps. It's said to prevent drying of the skin and development of wrinkles as it is believed to reduce the degeneration of skin cells and restore skin flexibility.
Both the 4 oz. and the 16 oz. sizes of cocoa butter are packaged in deli containers while the larger sizes are packaged in a bag in a box.
Some of the traditionally known benefits of Kokum butter are as follows:
Helps prevents drying of the skin
Helps heal ulcers, heal fissures of the lips, hands and soles of feet
Helps regenerates skin cells & reduces degeneration of skin cells
Non-pore clogging (non-comodegenic)
Contains 80% stearic-oleic-stearic triglycerides
Contains antioxidant properties
Helps stabilize emulsions
High oxidative stability
Softens the skin and restores skin flexibility
Recommended Usage Percentage:
Lotions & Creams: 1-3%
Bar Soaps: 2-5%
Hair Conditioners: 1-3%
INCI: Garcinia indica (Kokum) Seed Butter
SAP Value: 187-193
Solid Soap (NaOH): 0.135 (NaOH = Sodium Hydroxide)
Liquid Soap (KOH): 0.190 (KOH = Potassium Hydroxide)