- — Non-GMO, Organic, Raw, Vegan
- — Cholesterol and Sodium Free
Organic Cacao butter — this is the fat that is obtained by hot pressing from the grains of the chocolate tree. Natural Cacao butter has a light yellow, creamy color, the smell of milk with a chocolate note.
The typical texture of the product is hard and brittle. The butter easily melted at temperatures above 90 ° F. Cacao butter is the most valuable and significant component of cocoa beans. In fact, the butter is a mixture of fatty acids, which consist of saturated (57-64%) and unsaturated fats (46-33%).
The butter has a great composition including arachidonic acid; stearic acid; palmitic and lauric acids; linoleic acid; oleic acid; amino acids. In addition, it contains vitamins A, B, F, C, and E; minerals: iron, magnesium, potassium, iodine, zinc, calcium, chromium and others.
How to Use Organic Cacao Butter
The butter has a wide range of uses. Organic Cacao butter is also widely used in traditional medicine as an additional source of beneficial substances. Therefore it does not replace medicines prescribed by a doctor.
Cocoa butter has antiviral, expectorant and antibacterial properties. It is used as a remedy for cough, for colds. When cough is present, cocoa butter is suitable for lubricating the nasal mucosa, massaging the chest and back. Add 1/2 tsp of butter to a glass of warm milk and you will get an effective and tasty cough remedy.
Due to the content in the oil of biologically active components, it is used in cosmetology, for the manufacture of creams, shampoos, soaps, and other products in cosmetology – for body, face and hair care. Organic Cacao butter is suitable to soften, mainly in the care of dry skin.
The easiest way to use Cacao butter is to make chocolate. Melt the product in a water bath and mix with cocoa powder and sugar in a ratio of one to one. In the mixture, you can add any ingredients to taste, from honey and candied fruit to berries and other dried fruits.
As we know, the butter is invariably the basis of chocolate, but you can also add it to creams, fudge, and icing to impart the necessary thickness. Besides that, you can add Organic Cacao butter to drinks and desserts, milk porridges and puddings. The main thing is not to allow it to heat up so that the oil does not lose all its beneficial properties.
Recommended storage conditions of the butter is a cool dark place, sealed container.