Cocoa Butter (Organic, Unrefined)

Pure and natural, organic, unrefined cocoa butter. This butter retains its natural chocolately aroma and is richly moisturising and protective for the skin. Suitable for use in aromatherapy, soap making, massage, skincare & cosmetics. See below for a detailed description and to download the SDS, Allergens Declaration and COA.

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Description – Cocoa butter is a common ingredient in commercial and hand-crafted products. Our organic cocoa is very similar in feel and appearance to unrefined but comes from an organic source. To extract the butter, the beans are lightly roasted and then mechanically pressed. The oil is then filtered to leave a rich yellow butter with a natural chocolately aroma. It is slightly softer than our refined cocoa butter with a deeper colour. Unrefined cocoa retains more of the micronutrients than refined. Remember, this is a natural product and there may be variations in colour and aroma from batch to batch.

Common Name Cocoa Butter (Unrefined, Organic)
Botanical Name Theobroma Cacao
INCI Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
Country of Origin Dominican Republic
Extraction Method Cold Pressed
Aroma Mild Chocolately
Appearance Light to mid yellow, Brittle
Skin Feel Will melt between fingers, absorbed slowly
Properties Emollient, Softening, Protects against moisture loss
Heat Stability Heat Stable
Saponification Value
Storage 24-36 Months. Keep cool and dry


Common Uses

  • Softens and nourishes the skin – soothes dry & damaged skin
  • Creates an occlusive layer that slows trans-epidermal water loss
  • Stretch marks – can improve their appearance and increase skin elasticity with regular use
  • Helps create a thicker texture in creams and lotions
  • Helps to harden massage bars and balms

Packaging – Supplied in resealable, aluminium pouches to fully protect your butter from light and air. Fully labelled with common name, botanical name, BBE date and batch code. SDS and Certificate of analysis available for download

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Recommended Reading: Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy & Massage (4th Edition, 2008) Len Price with Shirley Price

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