Camellia Oil is obtained when the seeds of the green tea plant undergo a cold-pressing process. This oil is widely used in Asia but has increased in availability around the rest of the world. Camellia Oil contains high levels of oleic acid (more than 80%), as well as linoleic acid, alpha-linolenic acid, stearic acid, vitamin E, calcium, potassium, triterpenes, saponins, and squalane which all provide the skin with nourishing and moisturising properties.
- Baby Care
- Lotions & Creams: 3 - 20 %
- Balms: 3 – 100 %
- Bar Soaps: 5 - 20 %
Ingredients: Camellia Tea Oil, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil
When adding butters to creams and lotions, it might be necessary to gently warm them until the texture can be incorporated into the final product. Using a hand blender, create a vortex with your cream or lotion and drizzle your melted butter to incorporate fully. In addition to soaps, the general rule of thumb is 1 tablespoon per pound or 15 g/k. As with most raw materials, results may vary, so we strongly recommend small, lab-scale batches prior to any commercial manufacturing.
Recommended Storage: Please note that this butter should ideally be stored in a refrigerator to maintain its texture. It will become soft in warmer temperatures.
Shelf Life: Store in cool temperatures (below 25 °C) away from light and moisture in an air-tight container. The product will become liquid above ambient temperatures (e.g. 36 °C) but will re-solidify upon cooling without affecting functionality. This butter has a shelf-life of one year when stored properly.