The Cupuacu butter contains phytosterols an unsaponifiable component that acts at the cellular level regulating the balance and activity of the lipids of the stratum corneum. It is hard at room temperature and has a very thick and creamy consistency. Cupuacu butter has a light sweet aroma .Appearance: Light Tan Colored Fat It is a creamy butter which reduces skin degeneration and assists in skin flexibility promoting pleasant touch smoothness and softness to the skin while boosting the recovery of its natural moisture and elasticity. Cupuacu Butter is also highly beneficial for dry and damaged hair promoting deep long lasting hydration. Its high water absorption capacity also makes it an effective alternative to lanolin for vegetable-base products. A member of the chocolate family Cupuacu Butter does not contain theobromin and can be used by anyone to whom stimulants are forbidden.