This Mango Butter is expeller pressed from the mango seed and further refined to remove any color or scent. It is solid at room temperature but melts on contact with the skin. Mango exhibits excellent moisturizing for lotions and good lubricity on skin.It has good emolliency and lends a protective effect against the sun. It is said to prevent drying of skin and formation of wrinkles. It reduces degeneration of skin cells and restores flexibility. It also counters the drying effects of bar soaps and cleansers.
Appearance Soft, Pale Yellow Solid Fat Odour Slight Fatty Odour Taste Bland Colour (Lovibond 5-1/4 scale) Max 5.0 Red Specific Gravity 0.885 to 0.925 Slip Melting Point 31 - 39 deg C Moisture & Volaitle Matter 0.5% Max Free Fatty Acid as Oleic 0.5 % max Peroxide value (meq / kg) 1.0 Max Iodine Value 39 - 48 Saponification Value 183 - 198 Unsaponifable Matter 2.0% Max