Cupuacu Butter 1 - Amazonas has a rating of 5.0 stars based on 110 reviews.

Cupuacu Butter 1 - Amazonas

$ 7.70

Chica carries cupuacu butters from 2 different producers. Unrefined fats may vary in color, scent and texture depending on time of the year and area the seeds are harvested (chemical composition is the same). I have found two producers with very high quality cupuacu, so I decided to give my customers the change to try both of them!

Cupuacu 1 - off white, smooth, chocolate scented. Perfect for fans of cocoa butter. 

Cupuacu 2 - yellow-ish, with a fresher, fruitier scent. 

To try both of them check out our Cupuacu Butter Sampler - 1 oz. of each.

SUMMERTIME WARNING: These butters may melt during shipping, please watch this video on how to fix it!

CUPUAÇU BUTTER  (Theobroma Grandiflorum, Malvaceae)

  • Extraction Method: cold pressed.

  • Part of the plant used: seed 

  • Quality: 100 % pure, cold pressed without any chemical treatment, food grade.

  • Country of origin: Brazil.

  • Culture: wild harvested.

  • Appearance:  solid butter.

  • Color: pale yellow, yellow or beige.

  • Smell: fruity, chocolaty, sweet.

  • Touch: very smooth , leaves a very little greasy film on the skin.

  • For chemical data and fatty acid composition refer to pictures.

  • The second picture is of the present batch we are carrying.

Cupuacu is a close cousin to the cacao plant, the trees and fruits are similar, cupuacu has a richer pulp and  is more popular for straight consumption or in the making of ice creams and sweets in general. Chocolate can also be made from cupuacu - we call it "cupulate". Cupuacu butter is softer, therefore easier to use and offers more benefits than the cocoa butter.

Cupuacu butter has very high water absorption capacity (over 200% greater than lanolin). Due to its capacity for water absorption and the ability to obstruct the evaporation of moisture from the skin, Cupuaçu butter can restore the hair and skin's natural humidity and elasticity.


  • Highly water absorption capacity

  • Vegetable lanolin

  • Delicious fruity-chocolate scent

  • Rich in essential fatty acids omegas 3 and 6


  • Damaged, frizzy hair.

  • Dry, curly hair.

  • Vegetable lanolin for hair and skin products

  • Dry skin

  • Damaged skin


  • Hair masks, leave-ins and conditioners.

  • Body lotion

  • Hand, foot and elbow salves

  • Lip balms


  • Cupuacu is an easy butter to use, it feels and smells delicious used pure on skin and hair. Since it is a relatively popular butter, there are many beauty DIY recipes for it online.


Cupuaçu, a native of Amazonia forest, is a small tree that is 4 to 8 meters  (when cultivated) or up to 18 m high (in growing in the wild). It belongs to the same family as cacao. The butter of cupuaçu is similar to the "butter" of cacao but superior in quality and is extracted from the seeds. 

Locally in the north of Brazil for the most part, only the fruit pulp of cupuaçu is commonly consumed, in the form of juices, ice creams, creams, and sweets. The removal of the pulp from the seeds is rather laborious and performed with scissors. In some regions the seeds are fermented, dried in the sun, roasted, ground in a mortar, and used as chocolate (also called cupulate). In general, seeds are a byproduct of processing the pulp and are underutilized and thrown away. However, because there is a growing interest of the pharmaceutical industry to acquire the butter of cupuaçu, the fruit pulp industries and cooperatives are beginning to separate and process the seeds in larger quantities. Lucky us!

My oils and butters are are wild harvested, grown naturally in the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest without any pesticides, they are fair traded and sustainable resources.
Product for cosmetic use only, not suited for human consumption!
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
This product does not contain color additives or the presence of poisonous or deleterious substances, such as pathogenic microorganisms. 

We use Stand Up Resealable Pouches..

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