Cocoa butter, also called theobroma oil, is a pale-yellow, edible fat extracted from the Cocoa Bean. It is used to make chocolate, as well as some ointments, toiletries , and pharmaceuticals Cocoa butter has a cocoa flavor and aroma. Its melting point is just below human body temperature.
Cocoa butter is obtained from whole cocoa beans. For use in chocolate manufacture, the beans are fermented before being dried. The beans are then roasted and separated from their hulls to produce cocoa nibs.About 54–58% of the cocoa nibs is cocoa butter.
To harness cocoa butter, the beans are taken out of the larger cacao plant. Then they’re roasted, stripped, and pressed to separate out the fat—the cocoa butter. The remnants are then processed into cocoa powder.
Cocoa has been used in medicine for around 3,000 years. It was a favorite ingredient of the ancient Aztecs and Mayans, who even used cocoa for currency. More recently, researchers have discovered that compounds called phytochemicals in cocoa might help keep both your body and skin healthy.
Benefits of Raw Cocoa Butter:-
• Treat Dry skin , Eczema , & minor burns.
• Prevents Hair Loss.
• Improves muscle relaxation & stiffness.
• Sunscreen due to being potent in Vitamin E & D.
• Treats Dark Spots , Skin discoloration , Stretch marks , wrinkles & blemishes.