Murumuru Butter

Murumuru Butter

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Murumuru Butter is pressed from the reddish-orange fruits of the Astrocaryum murumuru tree. This tall palm tree is native to Brazil and other regions of the Amazon.

Our Murumuru Butter is a versatile vegetable butter that possesses a firm yet somewhat creamy texture. The solidity can vary depending on the temperature stored at, but in warmer room temperature conditions, it can be easily scooped from the container. It melts upon contact with the skin.

Our Murumuru Butter is carefully stored and packaged to maintain the purity, freshness and beneficial properties of this premium quality, nutritive butter.


Murumuru Butter possesses a lovely, desirable texture and consistency that is slightly softer than most expeller pressed vegetable butters. It is a soothing, protective and nourishing addition for products intended to moisturize and protect all skin types, most especially dry, cracked and problem skin. Its unique composition of fatty acids help support normal skin elasticity. It is also well suited for use in formulations intended for mature skin.


  • Highly Moisturizing
  • Natural Emollient
  • Characteristic Light, Nutty Aroma
  • Pale Brown Hue
  • Solid, But Soft, Consistency at Room Temperature
  • Easily Melts Upon Contact With Skin
  • See Spec Sheet for Fatty Acid Composition

Murumuru Butter is Perfectly Suited for the Following Personal Care Applications:

  • Skin Care
  • Lip Care
  • Hair Care
  • Cosmetics
  • Aromatherapy

Recommended Usage Rate:


Vegetable Butter Texture: Vegetable butters may partially or fully melt if they are exposed to warmer temperatures. This is sometimes an issue for natural vegetable butters that are shipped through warmer areas. Some butters may become grainy if they re-solidify too slowly. This is a natural occurrence that does not impact the quality or usability of the butter. Click here to learn how to eliminate the grainy texture.

Vegetable Butter Packaging: Our butters are packaged in airtight plastic containers, not retail packaging. We are a wholesale supplier, and most of our customers use our butters in their product formulations. Butters can sometimes melt during transit, and these containers help ensure that the butters don't leak. For a selection of glass and plastic easy-open jars that are wonderful to use in conjunction with our butters, look to our Packaging section.

Origin: Brazil
INCI: Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter
Extraction Method: Expeller Pressed
Typical Shelf Life*: 1 Year
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g oil): 245 - 260
SAP Multiplier for NaOH: 0.18
SAP Multiplier for KOH: 0.253

*Typical Shelf Life begins on the date of manufacture and is defined as the typical shelf life of an ingredient when it is stored and handled properly. The Typical Shelf Life is offered as a general guideline. It should not be considered to be an expiration date. Many ingredients are usable beyond the stated date, especially when stored and handled very carefully.

Documents: Safety Data Sheet   Specifications  

Wholesale Pricing: [wholesale pricing info]
  4 wt oz, $13.63 $12.27 *
  1 lb, $39.18 $35.26 *
  3.5 lbs, $118.63 $106.77 *
  7.5 lbs, $209.86 $188.87 *
  44 lbs, $1,108.43 $997.59 * ^

*This item does not qualify for any promotional discounts.

^This item will ship separately.

UPS Surcharge of $0.00 will be added to this item.

Customer Ratings and Reviews

Average Rating: 5 stars  

Rating: 5 stars 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: O

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Location: Columbus, OH

Comments: Murumuru may now be my favorite butter and staple ingredient. It has a subtle nutty aroma and feels silky on the skin. It is silky and NOT greasy. I've also tried murumuru butter in one of my cold process soap recipes and plan to keep this cp soap recipe in stock. Staple ingredient.

Rating: 5 stars 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Kenneth

Posted: Saturday, May 16, 2020

Location: Oxford, NC

Comments: This was the first time I had used this particular Murumuru Butter in a cream I've been making for a few years. Feedback from my wife is that she enjoys the quick and thorough absorption of it, and that it is a noticeably more effective difference as compared to the prior sourced butter, which I think must speak to the purity of this product. She must like it because she won't let me sell any of it. Have confidence in this one. It's better than good.

Rating: 5 stars 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Diane

Posted: Thursday, April 12, 2018

Location: Washington, DC

Comments: Good butter, but I'm still waiting on a refund.

FNWL Response: Hi Diane, we're very sorry that we ran out of stock and weren't able to fulfill the entire amount of Murumuru Butter that you desired. Please doublecheck your credit card/bank statement as we did issue the credit to you seven days ago.

Rating: 5 stars 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Susan

Posted: Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Location: Middleville, MI

Comments: Love the Murumuru Butter. I will purchase it again. Great for moisturizing dry skin. Great to add to lotions and body butters.

Total Number of Ratings: 22

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