Monday, July 13, 2009

Avocado Butter Properties

Avocado Butter properties from Oils by Nature

Avocado Butter(Persea Gratissima)

Persea meaning avocado or alligator pear; Gratissima mean very pleasing or agreeable.

Avocados will not ripen while still attached to the tree! If picked full grown, the fruit will ripen within 1-2 weeks at room temperature. The avocado flesh contains tannin which will become bitter when cooked.

Avocado Butter, created through a unique hydrogenation process, is a butter that is creamy in texture and has excellent moisturizing properties.

Noted for its spreadability and is easily penetrated into the skin, Avocado Butter also contains some natural sunscreen properties along with Vitamins A, B, G and E making it an all around great ingredient for a wide variety of products. A soft butter this is a great ingredient for creams and balms.

Common Uses of Avocado Butter

* Balms
* Soap
* Creams
* Lotions
* Hair pomades
* Massage creams

Benefits of Avocado Butter

* Moisturizes
* Good penetrating properties
* Excellent spreadability
* Some natural sunscreen ability
* Low comedogenicity

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