Reviewed By: Pramod Kerkar, MD, FFARCSI

The natural oils and butter provide your skin with enough hydration making it mushier and shinier. The natural oils and butter also provide proper nourishment to the hair follicles.

However, if you are interested to use butter as a base, then you are just one step closer to choose the best one rather than the already refined and processed ones. Apart from all other natural butters, the one among them which stands out is Murumuru Butter. This magical natural butter works like magic on your skin and hair due to which it is preferred in the cosmetic industry. Murumuru butter is generally used in body lotions, lip balms and skin creams. Moreover, murumuru butter contains about 47% of lauric acid, which is usually found in coconut oil and breast milk of humans. This property makes murumuru butter an effective anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral agent too.

Benefits of Murumuru Butter for Skin Health

Benefits of Murumuru Butter for Skin Health

Murumuru Butter Locks Moisture In The Skin:

Murumuru butter works greatly in soothing dry and sensitive skin with the help of its anti-inflammatory properties that keep the moisture locked and thus helps in preserving your natural beauty. Murumuru butter can also be preferred as a massage cream to relieve the stiffness of the muscles. Because of these properties of the Murumuru butter, it is highly used in the cosmetic industry. Murumuru butter has a consistent texture and is generally used in lip balms, body lotions and body butter.

Murumuru Butter Improves The Elasticity Of Your Skin:

Since murumuru butter contains essential antioxidants and vitamin a, it magical effect also consists of maintaining skin's elasticity and preventing skin damage. Murumuru butter is the magical answer to dry and damaged skin, as it deeply nourishes it and boosts up the elastin and collagen production and thus greatly helps to preserve your natural beauty. Moreover, murumuru butter protects your skin from the direct contact of the sun that often causes dryness and damage to the skin.

Murumuru Butter Treats Skin Issues And Helps In Healing:

Apart from being an excellent antiseptic, anti-bacterial and anti-viral source, one more magical effect of murumuru butter is that it also possesses hypoallergenic properties, i.e., it prevents allergies even if you have sensitive skin. This is proved to be beneficial for those suffering from acne, scars and other skin disorders like psoriasis, abrasions, and eczema. Murumuru Butter reduces itchiness and irritation. Lauric acid present in Murumuru Butter acts as a germ-resistant agent that fights with harmful toxins.

Murumuru Butter is effective in curing cracked heels and minor burns. Murumuru Butter is also proved to be effective in healing your skin. Murumuru butter helps to rejuvenate your skin layer by layer that restricts sun damage, dryness and free radical damage.

Soft Cuticles With Magical Murumuru Butter:

It is often troublesome to tackle the hard cuticles present on your skin. By using this product, the hard cuticles soften gradually. Take a chip-size amount of murumuru butter on your finger and apply it over the affected areas. Let it sit and massage until it completely dissolves in the skin.

Moreover, you can also use Murumuru Butter after a shower on a damp skin to avail its magical effect of preserving the moisture in your skin. What you need to do is take a little amount of Murumuru Butter and apply around the affected areas. This locks the moisture in your skin and makes it mushier.

Below is given a DIY recipe to make a moisturizing lotion bar with murumuru butter:

Ingredients Required for Murumuru Butter Bathing Bar:

  • 1/2 cup of murumuru butter and mango seed butter
  • 1/4 cup of jojoba oil
  • 3 tbsp of beeswax
  • 5 drops of jasmine essential oil
  • 2 drops of each neroli essential oil and rose essential oil.

Procedure to Make:

  • Heat all the butter and beeswax over a flame until it melts properly.
  • Before pouring the mixture into the moulds, ensure to add all the essential oils in it.
  • Let it rest for about 15 minutes and later on, put it in a refrigerator.
  • Lastly, take the Murumuru Butter bathing bars out from the moulds and wrap them in parchment papers.

These Murumuru Butter bathing bars can be preserved for 3 months, if kept at room temperature. If you keep them in the refrigerator, the shelf life of Murumuru Butter bathing bars increases to 6 months. This homemade murumuru butter lotion bar is a scented beauty lotion bar for the nourishment of your skin and to preserve your natural beauty.

Hair Care Benefits Of Murumuru Butter:

Murumuru Butter Provides Shine And Nourishment To Your Hair:

Murumuru butter is a non-greasy ingredient, i.e. it doesn't leave any oil behind.

Moreover, the usage of this magical butter for hair, results in a smooth and glossy mane. Murumuru butter deeply nourishes each hair follicle and the scalp as well. Murumuru butter works like wonder for curly hairs. Murumuru butter has a rich content of minerals and vitamins that are responsible for the volume and strength of your mane. The oil content of Murumuru butter repairs damaged and frizzy hairs. Hot oil massage with Murumuru butter is suggested to treat all the hair problems.

Murumuru Butter for Hair Strengthening:

Another magical effect of murumuru butter to preserve your natural beauty is restoring back the moisture of your scalp. Murumuru butter provides proper hair moisturization by uplifting volume and flexibility and reducing the split ends of your hair; due to which your hair remains glossy for a longer time. Moreover, due to the high emollient qualities of murumuru butter, it is a preferred ingredient in shampoos and conditioners. Murumuru butter can also be applied after you shampoo your hair. What you need to do is, take a little amount of murumuru butter and massage it on scalp and hairs for best results in preserving your natural beauty.

An Effective Remedy Using Murumuru Butter for Skin and Hair Care:

Below is given an effective remedy to easily incorporate murumuru butter into your beauty regime:

  • Firstly, mix 2 oz. of tucuma butter and murumuru butter together in a bowl and melt it over the steam of hot water. Cupuacu butter can also be added as a supplement to tucuma butter.
  • Whisk the mix with a fork till lather is formed.
  • At last, add 2 tsp. each of avocado oil, Argan oil, sweet almond oil, vitamin e oil and coconut oil and whisk it thoroughly.
  • Fill it in a jar and it is ready to use.
  • You can use this murumuru butter instead of your regular body butter. You can also fill it in little airtight containers to use it as your hand cream or lip balm anytime, anywhere.

Murumuru butter is gradually becoming a famous ingredient for skin and hair care. Murumuru butter possesses necessary fatty acids that lock the moisture in your skin and hair and provides a natural glow and shine. Due to its numerous benefits like nourishment, moisturization, no residual grease remains thus maintaining skin's elasticity and preventing signs of ageing. Murumuru butter stands out among all other products to preserve your natural beauty in a natural way. In short, to preserve your natural beauty nurtures your skin and hair completely.

Pramod Kerkar

Written, Edited or Reviewed By:

, MD,FFARCSI

Pain Assist Inc.

Last Modified On: March 7, 2019

This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer

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