Mango Seed Butter

Mangifera indica

Actions: Soothing, Moisturizing, Repairing, Nourishes skin, Boosts elasticity

Found in:  Touch + Soothe

Mango is a tropical fruit widely known and wildly grown in warmer regions of the world like India, South Africa, Mexico, Pakistan, Thiland, Bangladesh and the Philippines. Its seed which is used to the create butter, is a super emilliant topical moisturizer. High in fatty acid (that are also good for the skin) contains antioxidant and antimicrobial compounds 1. Mango Butter is known to facilitate the process of eliminating toxins, dirt, pollution, and other impurities from the skin. Its soothing characteristic makes it ideal for use on skin afflicted by inflammation, itching, stinging, or burning 2.  All the while, Ginger’s stimulating property helps to drive the medicinal constituents of other herbs throughout the body.  

  1. Sayma Akhter, Morag A. McDonald, and Ray Marriot. Mangifera sylvatica (Wild Mango): A new cocoa butter alternative, 29(1), 25-28.

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