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Chiuri Body Butter

Chiuri butter comes from the seeds chiura tree. There are thought to be some 10.8 million of this Nepal native. It is a deciduous tree well suited to steep slopes, ravines and cliffs. A sustainable and beneficial addition to body butter formulations. It offers emollient, hydration and soothing properties due to its fatty acid composition. 

Trade Name INCI Name Function %W/W
Water Aqua Solvent 63.1
Cosphaderm® Propanediol natural (Cosphatec GmbH Via ProTec Ingredia Ltd) Propanediol Humectant 1
Cosphaderm® PA ECONAT (Cosphatec GmbH Via ProTec Ingredia Ltd) Phytic Acid, Aqua Chelating, agent 0.1
Cosphaderm® Sodium LAAS (Cosphatec GmbH Via ProTec Ingredia Ltd) Sodium Levulinate, Sodium Anisate Multifunctional 1
Polycos MS STE                                            (Polygal AG Via ProTec Ingredia Ltd) Zea Mays (Corn) Starch Thickener 5
Cetiol® MM (BASF Corporation) Myristyl Myristate Consistency Factor 2
Floviva Sweet Almond Oil Refined (ProTec Botanica Ltd) Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis              (Sweet Almond) Oil Emollient 5
Innollient™ LO 
(Innovacos Via ProTec Ingredia Ltd)
Octyldodecyl Oleate (and) Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate (and) Polyhydroxystearic Acid (and) Octyldodecanol Improves spreadability index 5
Lipestrol G-810 (Eigenmann & Veronelli Via ProTec Ingredia Ltd) Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Emollient 4
Emulsun                                                           (Floratech Via ProTec Ingredia Ltd) Hydrogenated Sunflower Seed Oil Polyglyceryl-3 Esters (and) Hydrogenated Sunflower Seed Oil Glyceryl Esters (and) Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate Versatile, sunflower-derived o/w emulsifier. 7
floviva Chiuri Butter 
(ProTec Botanica Ltd)
Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter Emollient 4
Floralipids® Moringa Butter (Floratech Via ProTec Ingredia Ltd) Moringa Oil/Hydrogenated Moringa Oil Esters Non greasy emollient 3
NATURESOFT 810                            
(Micro Powders INC Via ProTec Ingredia Ltd)
Hydrogenated Castor Oil Jojoba Esters Tocopherol Texture modification 1
B-Shape G  (Codif Technologie Naturelle Via ProTec Ingredia Ltd) Glycerin (and) Water (and) Hydrolysed Rhodophyceae Extract Active Ingredient 1.5

Method of Manufacture

Into the main vessel add:

Water: Start the mixer on a fast speed

Phytic Acid: Mix until dissolved

Propanediol: Mix until dissolved

Cosphaderm Sodium LAAS: Mix until dissolved

Polycos MS STE: Mix until lump free and homogeneous

Use the homogeniser at speed 500 for 30 seconds if any lumps persist.

Into the premix vessel add:

Floviva Sweet Almond Oil Refined

Innollient™ LO

Lipestrol G-810


floviva Chiuri Butter

Floralipids Moringa Butter

Cetiol® MM: Commence heating the premix vessel to 80C. 

When both vessels are at 80C add the premix vessel into the main vessel.

Turn off the heating.

Mix and homogenise for 10 minutes.

After 5 minutes into the main vessel add: NATURESOFT 800

After 10 minutes commence cooling to 35C. 

Stop Homogenising and continue with stirring only. 

If any lumps persist use the homogeniser for a few seconds until smooth.

As the bulk cools & thickens adjust the mixer speed accordingly to ensure adequate turnover but avoiding aeration.

When the bulk is 45C or below, into the main vessel add:

B-Shape G: Mix until dispersed.

Pack at 35-40C. Cool a small sample to 23C to ensure the product is within the pH specification.

Product Specification
pH 5.00 – 5.50
Viscosity 20,000-30,000 cps RVT TBAR D Speed 5.0, 1 minute (after 24 hours)
Colour White / Off White
Appearance Very thick, set emulsion