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Organic Babassu Oil
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Babassu Oil is solid at room temperature. Since its consistency is similar to a vegetable butter, it is sometimes referred to as Babassu Butter. Babassu Oil is expeller pressed from the kernels of the babassu palm tree. The tree is native to Brazil and serves as an important economic resource for Brazil. When the nuts ripen and fall to the ground, the kernels are gathered and cracked open by "babassu breakers" - women who crack open the nuts. The meat is then removed and pressed. The properties of Babassu Oil are similar to Coconut Oil. Both oils are used in many of the same industries. Babassu Oil is high in lauric acid and melts at around 76 degrees F or upon contact with the skin. In skin care, Babassu Oil is used for its soothing, protective and emollient properties. Babassu Oil penetrates quickly and does not leave a greasy after feel. It works well in body butters, massage butters, hair products, creams, lotions and lip balms.

Origin: Brazil (Refined in Europe)
INCI: Orbignya Oleifera (Babassu) Seed Oil
Extraction Method: Expeller Pressed and Refined
Shelf Life: 1 - 2 Years
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g oil): 245 - 256
SAP Multiplier for NaOH: 0.179
SAP Multiplier for KOH: 0.251

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Wholesale Pricing: [wholesale pricing info]
  4 fl oz., $8.10 $6.89 *
  16 fl oz., $22.68 $19.28 *
  64 fl oz., $77.76 $66.10 *
  1 gal., $142.56 $121.18 *
  5 gal., $648.00 $550.80 * ^

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Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Rebecca

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015

Location: Cleveland, OH

Comments: I repurchased this item again, love it. It is very moisturizing and blends well in my butters. It is lighter and less greasy than coconut oil. Will buy again.


Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Haley

Posted: Saturday, January 24, 2015

Location: Fargo, ND


Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Sheryl

Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2014

Location: Thorofare, NJ

Comments: Love this Babassu Oil.


Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Paula

Posted: Friday, December 20, 2013

Location: Scanlon, MN

Comments: I bought this as it's similar to coconut oil but not as greasy. Finally had a chance to make something with it and just love my new lotion. This will definitely be a staple for me.



Total Number of Ratings: 12
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- Carole Wade | Bee Soft & Natural, Bolivar, MO

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