Botanical binomial: Shorea robusta
INCI Name: Shorea Robusta Seed Butter
CAS No.: 225234-08-2
Country of Origin: India
Part of plant used in production: Seed
Sal butter is made from the seeds of Shorea robusta plant, which is native to India.
Sal butter has a neutral smell, and creamy texture.
Typical melting point range 30-35°C
. Solid at room temperature. Melts quickly on skin.
It is an emollient, used in protecting and conditioning the skin. A great regenerative, skin penetration enhancer.
Iodine value is from 31-45 which means that the butter consists of saturated fats.
Saponification value: 175-192Fatty acid composition:
Palmitic acid 16:0 5-23%
Stearic acid 18:0 35-57%
Oleic acid 18:1 31-52% Uses:
Sal butter is an ideal ingredient for soaps and lotions that aim to heal, and regenerate the skin.
A natural emollient and skin penetration enhancer, Sal butter works to protect and condition the skin.
Sal butter prevents skin dryness while also helping to soothe dermatitis, eczema, rashes, and various problems associated with itchy skin.