Illipe Butter (Certified Organic)


Illipe Butter is a multipurpose cosmetic emollient with wonderful benefits for dry and aging skin.

Grouped product items
Product Name Qty
Illipe Butter (Certified Organic) - Sample
Illipe Butter (Certified Organic) - 1 lb
Illipe Butter (Certified Organic) - 3.5 lbs
Illipe Butter (Certified Organic) - 7 lbs
Illipe Butter (Certified Organic) - 55 lbs

Organic Illipe Butter is is a refined and deodorized vegetable fat that largely resembles cocoa butter. It has high amounts of symmetric triglycerides and displays sharp melting characteristics. Our Illipe Butter is designed for cosmetic applications and can be incorporated in several cosmetic products.

It can help stabilize emulsions due to its uniform triglyceride composition, and is a suitable replacement for many synthetic emolliency enhancers. It's softening effect and spreadability on the skin make it a great ingredient for improving the texture of a formula, and it is wonderful for supporting and smoothing dry as well as aging skin.

Ingredient Highlights

  • Category: Butters
  • Ingredient Function: Emollient
  • Used in: Lotions, creams, color cosmetics, hair masks, masks, hair styling products, balms, body scrubs and polishes, soaps, lip balms
  • Solubility: Oil soluble
  • Appearance: White to pale yellow waxy butter
  • Odor: Neutral vegetable fat odor

Production Information

  • Derived From: Illipe butter nuts
  • Part(s) Used: Nuts
  • Preserved With: No preservative
  • Country of Origin: Raw material from Indonesia, manufactured in Denmark
  • Method of Extraction: Expeller extracted and pressed
  • Processing: Expeller extracted and pressed, neutralized, bleached, deodorized

Pro Tips

  • Not for internal consumption.
  • Wonderful for adding moisture to products as well as stabilizing formulations and delaying oxidation.
  • Improves texture and spreadability of formulations and leaves a velvety feel behind on the skin.
  • Can be included as an ingredient in skincare formulations or used on the skin at 100%.

This product is vegan.

Recommended Usage Rate: 1 - 100%

Ilipe Butter is oil soluble and should be added to the melt phase of your formulation.

How To Store

Store in a dry, cool place in a tightly closed container. Avoid extreme temperatures or direct sunlight.


Common Name:

Illipe Butter (Certified Organic)

International Nomenclature (INCI):

Shorea Stenoptera

Warning Statements

Not for internal consumption. For external use only.

Pregnant or lactating people or those with known medical conditions should consult with a physician prior to using product.

Technical Specs

  • Color: White to pale yellow
  • pH: Not measurable 
  • Specific Gravity: 0.91 - 0.93
  • Melting Point: 86 - 100°F


Please note that our suggested usage instructions are intended to serve as a guide. Due to the unique nature of each ingredient, it is important to always research and consult with a qualified professional as needed, prior to use. Usage guidelines can change and you are responsible for adhering to local regulations. EWL cannot be held responsible for any harm caused due to the misuse of these ingredients.

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