Mango Butter - Herbal Sense
Organic Mango Butter
Description: Expeller pressed and refined from the seed kernel of the Mango tree, which is a tropical evergreen. Mango butter has a composition resembling Shea and Cocoa. The fatty acid content is slightly different though. Mango butter smells slightly sweet and fatty in its natural form.
Mango butter is a great source of essential fatty acids. This butter is highly emollient, softening and soothing to the skin. Mango butter has protective effects against UV radiation and also helps treat skin rash, eczema, insect bites, and poison ivy, skin softening, soothing, moisturizing and protective properties. While mango butter is excellent for skin, it is often mixed with other ingredients because it is much harder than she butter.
To prolong its shelf life, store in a dark, cool location. Mango is a relatively hard butter and does not apply well as a “stand alone” application; however it will disperse evenly onto the skin once liquefied and warmed. It is best used within cosmetic formulations or added with other ingredients to make it more pliable.