Extracted from the seed kernels of the cocoa plant
Natural tan color and cocoa (chocolate-like) aroma
Imported from Africa
Cocoa butter is one of the most stable fats known, a quality that coupled with natural antioxidants. The moisturizing abilities of cocoa butter are frequently recommended for prevention of stretch marks in pregnant women, treatment of chapped or burned skin and lips, and as a daily moisturizer to prevent dry, itchy skin. Cocoa butter's moisturizing properties are also said to be effective for treating mouth sores.