Cocoa butter everyday: 6 benefits of cocoa butter

Cocoa butter everyday: 6 benefits of cocoa butter

Cocoa butter is light yellow colored fat extracted from cacao beans/seeds. Once these beans are cleaned, they are roasted and made into paste. Then the paste is heated by a process which makes the butter melt. Liquor that comes from such cocoa beans (called chocolate liquor) is further processed into refined cocoa butter. Cocoa butter has many benefits to its credit. A natural remedy for tarnished or scarred skin and for skin disorders, cocoa butter finds various uses in industries too.

Cocoa butter is used in various personal, domestic and industrial applications. It is of great benefit in the personal care industry on account of its moisturizing properties. Added to this, cocoa butter benefits the food processing industry, especially in chocolate making  and baking. Since cocoa butter is also easily absorbed through the skin, it is used in treating stretch marks and skin degeneration or damage. It contains natural antioxidants that help eliminate free radicals in the body.

Seven benefits of cocoa butter:

1. For entire body: Cocoa butter can be used every day as a personal care item. Yes, it can be used daily for the entire body as bath soap, facial cream, facial moisturizer and lotion. Since it rejuvenates the skin, it is ideal for both summer and winter care. Natural, cocoa butter does not cause any side effects on sensitive skin.

2. For hair: Cocoa butter can soothe your hair and scalp. Having dry hair or itchy scalp? Do you feel irritation on your scalp? Never worry. Apply cocoa butter with some herbal hair products. Or choose hair products that have cocoa butter in them. Cocoa butter can remove dust from your scalp and make it more healthy and clean.

3. Fight stretch marks and scars: Cocoa butter is a moisturizer that penetrates deep into the skin, till the dermal layer. This is why applying cocoa butter on stretch marks, acne scars or any kind of burn scars or scars due to accidents, can replenish your skin to its original, scar-free state. Cocoa butter also acts as an antiseptic lotion that heals burns and wounds.

4. Anti-aging agent: Cocoa butter is the best solution for fighting wrinkles because it is rich in vitamins A and E. Cocoa butter is an anti aging agent that also boosts up collagen production.

5. For foot care: Cocoa butter is more helpful in treating cracks in the feet, especially in winter. So we can apply cocoa butter once or twice per week to soften the skin on your feet.

6. Heals various diseases: Cocoa butter can heal abrasions, skin allergies, eczema, dermatitis, insect bites and frostbite. It can also cure cough, dry lips, fever, malaria, rheumatism, snakebite and wounds because of their antiseptic and diuretic contents.

Cocoa butter protects your skin from several dangerous things, but too much of it can also bring changes to your skin. So, in order to keep your skin from dust and dehydration, apply cocoa butter on a regular basis. However, consult your doctor to avoid any allergy.

Posted in Cocoa Butter Benefits, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Oct 2nd, 2010, 7:54 pm by jjones   

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