A non-fragrant vegetable fat that’s nearly solid at room temperature (much like dairy butter). It functions as an emollient ingreident that works to keep moisture in . ASTROCARYUM MURUMURU SEED BUTTER. Health Concerns of the Ingredient: Overall Hazard. Cancer. Developmental & reproductive toxicity. Allergies &. About ASTROCARYUM MURUMURU (PALM) BUTTER: Astrocaryum Murumuru Butter is an oily fat obtained from the nuts of Astrocaryum murumuru.

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Views Read View source View history. It has a thick trunk and a shuttlecock-shaped, bushy crown. All images copyright of the artists and photographers see images for credits. Any mistake can be easily corrected, so don’t be afraid.

An excellent, if rather terse, guide to the traditional medicinal uses of the plants of the region. Today, soaps containing Murumuru butter together with Ucuuba butter leave a protection layer on the skin similar to silicone, only it does not clog the pores.

Astrocaryum murumuru – Palmpedia – Palm Grower’s Guide

It contains vitamins and has a high content of beneficial oleic acid. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Publisher Kampong Publications, California. Murumuru butter, extracted from the seeds of the plant, may be used as a moisturizer. The fruit contains a white butter that is odorless and tasteless and has the advantage of not becoming rancid easily.

If you have any information about this plant, please help by updating this article. The oil from the seeds is traditionally used to soften and protect hair. Its large fruits are edible and valued for their flavor in South America. Further, nothing contained herein shall be taken as any inducement or recommendation to use, manufacture or sell that may infringe any patents or any other proprietary rights now or hereafter in existence, nor to imply compliance with any regulatory requirements The Hallstar Company – South Riverside Plaza Suite – Chicago, IL USA Tel.: Privacy policy About Pacsoa Disclaimers.


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Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. The book can be downloaded from the Internet.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Comprehensive information on the plants range and habitat, brief description, some uses and almost photos.

Murumuru butter is highly emollient and moisturizing. The large fruits are edible. From its seeds a white butter is obtained which has a unique melting curve murumuruu skin feel. This page was last modified on 11 Novemberat Last update on The kernel also produces a very rich extract which is used by the beauty industry for shampoos, conditioners, and moisturizing skin care products, The leaf fibers used locally for hammocks.

The calyx of the pistillate flower is glabrous, cup-shaped, shallowly tridentate, shorter than corolla, rarely hardly subequal, never covering it. It can also be used to partially substitute cocoa butter in chocolate, providing a astrocaryym consistency in environments where the temperature is higher.

A large, highly variable species that can be short and stemless thru to a tall, robust, clustering palm. Year ISBN Description The second edition of an excellent guide to the edible uses of plants, though it does not give any details of cultivation etc. Astrocarymu entry has a brief description of the plant and its uses, accompanied by one to many excellent quality photographs of the fruits.


Astrocaryum murumuru

It has a shuttlecock shaped crown with large, flat leaves, and closely spaced leaflets with dark green uppers and silvery undersides. This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat Year ISBN Description An excellent book, giving basic information on all the species of palms native to the Americas that were known in Contents 1 Common Names: A first class website.

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Now containing plants. The kernel also produces a very rich extract which is used by the beauty industry for shampoos, conditioners, and moisturizing skin care products; “it’s natural gloss brings a desirable shine to dry, damaged hair “.

Used in facial treatments. Murumuru butter is used in small amounts in shampoos 0. The kernels must be ground with grinding discs before hydraulic extraction. The murumuru butter supplied by The Hallstar Company has been obtained from the fruit of the Brazilian Amazon tree Astrocaryum murumuru.


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Prevents drying of the skin due to its humectant and moisture binding properties. This page has been accessed 18, times. Astrocaryum murumuru Drying murumuru seeds Scientific classification Kingdom: Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan.