Our BABASSU OIL is solid at room temperature and shows similar texture to coconut oil. The fruit, also similar to coconut, contains 3 to 8 kernel with an oil content of 60-70%, and are wild harvestedin the amazonian forest, where it is grown naturally without any pesticides or fertilizers.
BABASSU OIL is rich in tocopherols and tocotrienols. Its short fatty acids make its ideal for soaps, allowing the foam to be dense and rich. Besides, its short and saturated fatty acids allow the oil to be very stable.
||Yellow solid Oil
|Acid Value (mgKOH/g)
|Peroxide value (meqO²/kg)
|Iodine Value (g/I²/100)
|Saponification value (mgKOH/g)
|Melting point (°C)
|Average Fatty Acid Composition % by weight
|Caprilic Acid C8:0
||Oleic Acid C18:1
|Capric Acid C10:0
||Linoleic Acid C18:2
|Lauric Acid C12:0
|Miristic Acid C14:0
|Palmitic Acid C16:0
Properties and Cosmetic Applications
BABASSU BUTTER is recommended for :
- skin care : creams, milks.... 1-5%
- lipsticks, lip balms, color cosmetic 30-60%
- sun care / after sun care creams, milks 3-6%
- hair care creams, conditioners 10-30%
- body butters, massage butters etc... 60-100%
Packaging and Storage
Packaging: 18 kg
Storage: Store in cool conditions (below 25°C) away from light and humidity in unopened containers.
Shelf Life: 24 months in original unopened packaging.
Safety: Refer to MSDS. Not considered hazardous.