Biochemica®

Biochemica® is a leading supplier of exotic ingredients for use in cosmetics, soaps, toiletries, sun care. These 100% natural butters and exotic oils support the growing demand for natural products with exceptional sensorial attributes.

BIOCHEMICA® ALGAE OIL

Biochemica® Algae Oil is an algae extract in grape seed oil.  Algae Extract is known for slimming and anti-cellulite properties and is one of the more exotic and effective active extracts in the world of cosmetic ingredients.

BIOCHEMICA® APRICOT KERNEL OIL

Biochemica® Apricot Kernel Oil is rich in oleic and linoleic acid moieties, the latter an essential fatty acid. Apricot kernel oil is known for its ability to penetrate the skin without leaving an oily feel. Its moisturizing, revitalizing properties are also popular in many cosmetics for dry or aged skin.

BIOCHEMICA® ARGAN OIL VRGN ORG

Biochemica® Argan Oil Vrgn Org is certified organic virgin argan oil (also known as Moroccan oil), derived from the Argania spinosa tree. This tree is known as the “healing tree” in the region of Morocco where it grows. This is one of the very few places on earth where the tree thrives and bears a multitude of seeds. From these seeds comes an exquisite oil, with excellent nutritive properties that protect and lavish the skin with moisture without having an oily or greasy skin feel.

BIOCHEMICA® ARGAN SHINE

Biochemica® Argan Shine provides a new, multi-functional solution for all hair types. This innovative product exploits the healing properties of rich, non-greasy Moroccan argan tree seed oil, delivering luminous shine to hair care products naturally, without using silicones.

BIOCHEMICA® BRAZIL NUT OIL

After harvesting, brazil nuts are expeller pressed to render a yellow, transparent oil with a slight nutty odor reminiscent of the flavor of Brazil nuts. Biochemica® Brazil Nut Oil is rich in fatty acids such as oleic and linoleic, with small amounts of myristic and stearic acids, along with phytosterol. It is also naturally rich in vitamins A, B, C and E.

BIOCHEMICA® COCONUT BUTTER

Biochemica® Coconut Butter, with “EVCO” organic coconut oil as the main ingredient, is designed for personal care product applications and may be used in product formulations to reduce cutaneous dryness and to assist in moisturization after exposure to sun and other harsh elements.

BIOCHEMICA® COFFEE OIL

Biochemica® Coffee Oil is obtained by a specific cold pressing process of roasted coffee beans (seeds). It fatty acid moieties consist largely of polyunsaturated linoleic acid with a high content of palmitic acid. Biochemica® Coffee Oil exhibits excellent spreadability on the skin, making it ideal as a massage oil or carrier for unique skin treatment products.

BIOCHEMICA® CRANBERRY BUTR ORG

Hallstar now offers antioxidant-rich Cranberry Butter for Personal Care applications, Biochemica® Cranberry Butr Org. Formulators are now able to add the nutrient and anti-oxidant rich attributes of cranberry into their formulas in a completely new and innovative way!

BIOCHEMICA® EMU OIL ULTRA REF

Biochemica® Emu Oil Ultra Ref is a fully refined (food grade) oil of emu from Australia. This highly refined oil is processed under exclusive proprietary procedures to render an oil which is consistently low in odor and color.

BIOCHEMICA® EUCALYPTUS OIL

Australia’s aborigines used eucalyptus to treat various ailments including fever, cough and asthma, and European settlers soon adopted eucalyptus oil as their “medicine.” Biochemica® Eucalyptus Oil exhibits a pleasant, menthol-like odor which is clean and refreshing. It may find application in chest rubs, sports rubs and aromatherapy products help soothe and refresh.

BIOCHEMICA® MARULA OIL REF

Marula seeds yield an oil that has one of the highest levels of oleic (Omega -9) fatty acids found in nature. Polyphenols (inflammation reduction) and tocopherols (anti-aging activity) are readily available, with Biochemica® Marula Oil Ref’s unique composition allowing for twice the amount of tocopherols as it’s better known African-sourced competitor in the personal care industry, argan oil.

BIOCHEMICA® MONOI BUTTER

Biochemica® Monoi Butter is a soft, velvety butter containing the essence of tropical tiare flower, famous for its aromatherapeutic action. The melting point of this butter is nominally 42°C, making it ideal as a butter-like balm. In emulsions it will add moisturizing benefits as well as essential aroma aspects. It exhibits excellent spreadability on the skin, making it ideal as a massage butter or carrier for treatment products.

BIOCHEMICA® MORINGA OIL NAT

Due to its incredible oxidative stability, Biochemica® Moringa Oil UN enables personal care formulations to avoid rancidity for an exceptionally long period of time. The rich emolliency created by the behenic acid moieties provides a distinctive, nongreasy after-feel.

BIOCHEMICA® PISTACHIO OIL REF

Biochemica® Pistachio Oil Ref is a refined lightweight oil that exhibits excellent penetrating qualities and good spreadability on the skin, making it ideal as a massage oil or carrier for treatment products.

BIOCHEMICA® PUMPKIN BUTTER

Biochemica® Pumpkin Butter uses nutrient rich pumpkin seed oil and combines it with our proprietary exotic butter base to form a butter suitable for use in cosmetics and toiletries. This butter delivers the benefits of pumpkin seed oil in a form that adds luxurious skin feel, body, and emolliency to any anhydrous or emulsion system.

BIOCHEMICA® SAFFLOWER OIL REF

Biochemica® Safflower Oil Ref is cold pressed from the seeds of the plant. Being the richest source of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) in the natural ingredients arena, safflower oil is an ideal ingredient for formulations where moisturization is needed and dry / sensitive skin is targeted.

BIOCHEMICA® SHEA BUTTER REF

Biochemica® Shea Butter Ref, from the fruit seeds of karite trees on the African continent, has been processed and refined to yield a white butter with low odor and a smooth, creamy texture that is suitable for cosmetics. It may be used to protect the skin against weather, sun, and superficial irritations, assisting with the resolution of cutaneous dryness.

BIOCHEMICA® MANGO BUTTER ULTRA

Biochemica® Mango Butter Ultra, extracted from the fruit kernels of the mango tree (Mangifera indica), is a refined product, exhibiting excellent moisturizing properties and good lubricity for skin care applications. It melts readily at skin temperature, making it ideal for sticks and balms, and may be used to counters the drying effects of bar soaps and other cleansers.

BIOCHEMICA® OLIVE BUTTER

Biochemica® Olive Butter is derived from Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, obtained by the cold pressing of selected fruits from trees grown in the Mediterranean region, followed by a full refining process. Its properties are very similar to those of Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, with slightly higher melting characteristics. It exhibits excellent spreadability on the skin, making it ideal as a massage butter or carrier for treatment products, and adds moisturizing attributes to creams, lotions and bar soaps.

BIOCHEMICA® AVOCADO BUTTER

Biochemica® Avocado Butter is derived from the fruit oil of the avocado tree (Persea gratissima) which grows in sub-tropical regions of the world. This oil is combined with hydrogenated vegetable oils to produce a soft, greenish butter with mild odor and moisturizing properties that exhibits excellent penetrating qualities and good spreadability on the skin, making it ideal as a massage butter or carrier for treatment products.

BIOCHEMICA® COCOA BUTTER DEO

Biochemica® Cocoa Butter Deo is extracted from the seed kernels of the cacao tree, Theobroma cacao, and is further refined and deodorized to yield a tan colored butter with very light odor. It may be used to reduce cutaneous dryness and improve skin elasticity without imparting the strong odor associated with unrefined cocoa butter.

BIOCHEMICA® CUPUAÇU BUTTER REF

Biochemica® Cupuaçu Butter Ref is a vegetable fat derived from Theobroma grandiflorum seeds. This sweet-smelling “butter” is stable and has a high capacity for water absorption, making it an excellent emollient and highly suitable for use in cosmetic and toiletry formulations.

BIOCHEMICA® KOKUM BUTTER ULTRA

Biochemica® Kokum Butter Ultra is obtained from the fruit of Garcinia indica, the kokum tree. It is a refined off-white butter of mild odor, suitable for cosmetics and toiletries, with uniform triglyceride composition. Although a solid at room temperature, it melts on contact with the skin, making it ideal for lipsticks and balms. It contributes outstanding esthetics to emulsions, making it particularly suitable for facial skin care applications.

BIOCHEMICA® SAL BUTTER REF

Biochemica® Sal Butter Ref is derived from the seeds of the sal tree grown in east central India and is a firm but pliant “butter“ suitable for soaps, cosmetics and toiletries. Tnis ultra refined product exhibits high oxidative and emulsion stability and has wonderful skin softening abilities. Biochemica® Sal Butter Ref is ideal for bar soaps and skin creams and, because it melts at skin temperatures, it is also ideal for sticks and balms.

BIOCHEMICA® AÇAI BUTTER ORG

The HallStar Company offers Biochemica Acai Butter Organic to the Personal Care industry. This unique material is made from the antioxidant-rich Açai Fruit. Açai berries contain 20 times the amount of the anti-oxidants found in red wine in an ORAC* analysis and are a unique source of anthocyanin.

BIOCHEMICA® ALMOND BUTTER

Biochemica® Almond Butter is a blend of oil pressed from the seeds of sweet almonds (Prunus amygdalus dulcis) and various hydrogenated vegetable oils. It exhibits excellent spreadability on the skin, making it ideal as a massage butter or carrier for treatment products, and adds moisturizing attributes to creams, lotions and bar soaps.

BIOCHEMICA® ALOE BUTTER

Biochemica® Aloe Butter is a proprietary cosmetic butter developed exclusively by The Hallstar Company for cosmetic use. It is actually an extract of Aloe barbadensis (aka aloe vera) using a coconut fatty fraction which produces a soft-solid butter at room temperature which melts on contact at skin temperature.

BIOCHEMICA® ANDIROBA OIL NAT

Biochemica® Andiroba Oil exhibits excellent penetrating qualities and exceptional anti-inflammatory activity, making it ideal as a massage oil or as a carrier oil for treatment products. The oil, which has a sweet and earthy odor, has also been used as a natural insect repellent.

BIOCHEMICA® ARGAN BUTTER

Biochemica® Argan Butter is created by a proprietary hydrogenated oil process that produces a soft, off-white butter with mild odor and excellent melting properties suitable for skin care while preserving the inherent benefits of the oil. It may be used in all types of soap and toiletries to improve moisturization, soften rough, dry skin, and increase emulsion stability.

BIOCHEMICA® ARGAN OIL REF

Argan oil (also known as Moroccan oil) is derived from the Argania spinosa tree. Biochemica® Argan Oil Ref may be used in all types of soap and toiletries to improve moisturization, soften rough, dry skin without having a greasy or unpleasant skin feel, and impart luster and strength to hair.

BIOCHEMICA® AVOCADO OIL NATORG

Biochemica® Avocado Oil NatOrg exhibits excellent penetrating qualities and good spreadability on the skin, making it ideal as a massage oil or as a carrier oil for treatment products. It is USDA-NOP certified organic and adds moisturizing attributes to creams, lotions and bar soaps and exhibits low comedogenicity on the skin.

BIOCHEMICA® AVOCADO OIL REF

Biochemica® Avocado Oil Ref exhibits excellent penetrating qualities and good spreadability on the skin, making it ideal as a massage oil or as a carrier oil for treatment products. It adds moisturizing attributes to bar soaps, creams and lotions and exhibits low comedogenicity on the skin.

BIOCHEMICA® AVOCADO OIL REFORG

Biochemica® Avocado Oil RefOrg exhibits excellent penetrating qualities and good spreadability on the skin, making it ideal as a massage oil or as a carrier oil for treatment products. This USDA-NOP certified organic oil adds moisturizing attributes to bar soaps, creams and lotions and exhibits low comedogenicity on the skin.

BIOCHEMICA® BABASSU OIL ULTREF

Biochemica® Babassu Oil UltRef is derived from the native Brazilian palm tree, Orbignya oleifera, providing a clear, stable oil for personal care applications. The oil becomes a soft solid at temperatures below 24°C, but melts readily upon contact with the skin and is fast penetrating.

BIOCHEMICA® BIOVERA ALOE OIL

Biochemica® BioVera Aloe Oil is a heat-infused extraction of the inner rinds of Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaves in canola oil intended for use in a wide range of cosmetics, soaps and toiletries. It may be used for cutaneous dryness to assist in moisturization after exposure to sun and other harsh elements.

BIOCHEMICA® BLUEBERRY BUTR ORG

Blueberry Butter – Certified Organic contains lyophilized (freeze dried), Certified Organic whole blueberries that are micronized into a fine particle dispersion; we then combined this with a proprietary blend of other USDA NOP* Organic ingredients to form a luxurious, soft and spreadable version of the fruit in anhydrous form.

BIOCHEMICA® BORAGE OIL REF

Borage oil (also known as starflower oil) is an ancient oil which has been used in the far east for thousands of years. In recent years Borage has caused a revolution in nutritional therapeutics. It has been found to be one of the richest sources of essential fatty acids. Borage oil is also one of the richest sources of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) on earth.

BIOCHEMICA® BRAZIL NUT BUTTER

The Brazil Nut Tree is found typically in the northern area of Brazil. The fruit of this tree is high in nutritional content, and the seed contains approximately 67% oil. After harvesting, We take this nutrient-rich Oil and combine it with our proprietary exotic butter base to produce Brazil Nut Butter. This butter delivers the benefits of Brazil Nut oil in a form that will add luxurious skin feel, and emolliency to any anhydrous or emulsion system.

BIOCHEMICA® CAMELLIA TEA OIL

Biochemica® Camellia Tea Oil is a highly restorative and quick-penetrating oil for personal care formulations. Camellia Oleifera Seed Oil’s unique composition, with natural tocopherols and polyphenols, provides its unique skin feel and rejuvenating properties.

BIOCHEMICA® CHAMOMILE BUTTER

Biochemica® Chamomile Butter is an aromatic herbal butter that soothes both the body and the senses. It is a proprietary cosmetic butter developed exclusively by the Hallstar Company for cosmetic use. Biochemica® Chamomile Butter is actually an extract of whole Anthemis nobilis (chamomile) flowers into a proprietary exotic butter base. This process produces a smooth, velvety butter at room temperature that surrounds the user with a wonderful aroma and an elegant skin feel.

BIOCHEMICA® COCOA BUTTER NAT

Biochemica® Cocoa Butter Nat is a natural product obtained from the fruit of the cacao tree (Theobroma cacao). From its seed kernels the butter is extracted and further processed and refined to obtain a tan colored butter which has a pleasant cocoa (chocolate-like) odor, suitable for cosmetics and toiletries.

BIOCHEMICA® COCOA BUTTER ORG

Biochemica® Cocoa Butter Org is USDA-NOP certified organic cocoa butter obtained from the organically grown fruit of the cacao tree (Theobroma Cacao). From its seed kernels the butter is extracted and further processed and refined to obtain a tan colored butter which has a pleasant cocoa (chocolate-like) odor, suitable for cosmetics and toiletries.

BIOCHEMICA® COCOA BUTTER WHITE

Biochemica® Cocoa Butter White is extracted from the seed kernels of the cacao tree, Theobroma cacao, and is highly refined and deodorized to yield a very white butter with no perceptible odor. It may be used to reduce cutaneous dryness and improve skin elasticity while imparting no color or odor normally associated with cocoa butter.

BIOCHEMICA® COCONUT OIL EV ORG

Biochemica® Coconut Oil EV Org (Extra Virgin-Certified Organic; EVCO) as supplied by The Hallstar Company may be used for personal care or food applications. This coconut oil may be used in personal care product formulations to reduce cutaneous dryness to assist in moisturization after exposure to sun and other harsh elements.

BIOCHEMICA® COFFEE BUTTER

Coffee Butter is produced via blending of hydrogenated vegetable oils with coffee oil which is obtained by a specific cold pressing process of roasted coffee beans (seeds)..

BIOCHEMICA® EVENING PR OIL ORG

Biochemica® Evening Pr Oil Org is certified organic evening primrose oil, extracted from the seeds of the plant Oenothera biennis. It typically contains 9% minimum gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), which contributes to good cellular health and helps promote healthy cell regeneration. Consequently, this USDA-NOP certified organic oil is particularly useful in skin treatment cosmetics and toiletries.

BIOCHEMICA® GRAPESEED OIL

Biochemica Grapeseed Oil has the highest linoleic content of any oil or food source. It has excellent skin spreadability and penetrates quickly, making it suitable for cosmetics, toiletries, bar soaps, massage oils and after sun products.

BIOCHEMICA® HEMP BUTTER

Biochemica® Hemp Butter is produced from the oil of expeller pressed seeds of the hemp plant (Cannabis sativa). Hemp seed oil is valued for its use in cosmetics and toiletries due to its high content of essential fatty acids, which helps the action of hydrolipidic coat, thereby reducing transepidermal water loss (TEWL).

BIOCHEMICA® HEMP OIL REF

Biochemica® Hemp Oil Ref is a highly refined (colorless) oil obtained from the seed of hemp, Cannabis sativa, by cold expeller press method. Hemp seed oil is valued for cosmetics and toiletries due to its high content of essential fatty acids, which helps the action of hydrolipidic coat, reducing transepidermal water loss (TEWL).

BIOCHEMICA® HORSETAIL BUTTER

Horsetail (Equisetum arvense) is the last remaining descendant of the giant ferns that covered the earth over 400 million years ago. The plant has an unusual root, shoot, and stem system that enables it to absorb and store silicon and other minerals. A typical horsetail plant can contain up to 15 % vegetal silica. This bio-available silica, when applied topically, can greatly aid in the healing of wounds and burns, and has a softening and smoothing effect on the skin.

BIOCHEMICA® ILLIPE BUTTER REF

Biochemica® Illipe Butter Ref is an ultra refined oil, pale yellow in color and with relatively sharp melting characteristics. It has long-lasting moisturizing properties and is most renowned for its skin softening quality. Illipe butter’s chemical composition closely resembles that of cocoa butter and may be used in similar applications.

BIOCHEMICA® JOJOBA BUTTER

Biochemica® Jojoba Butter is produced from natural golden jojoba oil, which exhibits high oxidative stability with an exceptional smooth and elegant feeling on the skin. It is a beautiful golden yellow color with a slight nutty odor typical of jojoba oil, and contains natural tocopherols to help minimize lipid peroxidation.

BIOCHEMICA® JOJOBA OIL DEO

Biochemica® Jojoba Oil Deo is a cold pressed array of non-triglyceride esters from the seeds of the desert shrub Simmondsia chinensis. This liquid wax ester is of low color and odor and has very good effects on the skin, acting as a moisturizer and emollient agent to improve skin elasticity and suppleness.

BIOCHEMICA® JOJOBA OIL GOLD

Jojoba oil is a cold pressed ester from the seeds of the desert shrub Simmondsia chinensis. It is often found growing wild in the southwestern United States and arid areas throughout the world, but is now under commercial cultivation. The resultant “oil” is a beautiful natural golden color with slight, nutty odor.  Biochemica® Jojoba Oil Gold has very good effects on the skin, acting as a moisturizer and emollient agent to improve skin elasticity and suppleness.  It contains natural tocopherols to minimize oxidation and hence rancidity caused by lipid peroxidation.

BIOCHEMICA® JOJOBA OIL GOLDORG

Biochemica® Jojoba Oil GoldOrg is a USDA NOP organic certified cold pressed ester from the seeds of the desert shrub Simmondsia chinensis. This shrub is often found growing wild in the southwestern United States and arid areas throughout the world, but is now under commercial cultivation. The resultant oil (an array of liquid wax esters, not a typical vegetal triglyceride) is a beautiful natural golden color with slight, nutty odor.

BIOCHEMICA® LANOLIN ANHYDROUS

Biochemica® Lanolin Anhydrous exhibits excellent moisture binding and humectant properties, making it an ideal ingredient for creams, lotions, bar soaps and treatment products where enhanced moisture retention is desired.

BIOCHEMICA® LAVENDER BUTTER

Biochemica® Lavender Butter is an extract of lavender flowers infused into the oil from the seeds of sweet almond and blended with various hydrogenated vegetable oils. It may be used to deliver the clinically proven power of lavender in a luxurious, easy-to-use butter base that will add amazing skin feel to any emulsion or anhydrous formulation.

BIOCHEMICA® LEMON BUTTER

Biochemica® Lemon Butter is derived from lemon peel oil and lemon peel wax, specifically from the California area, and is obtained by cold pressing of lemon peel followed by a full refining process. The natural oil contains Limonene, a very effective free radical scavenger. Its sweet almond oil and specially blended hydrogenated vegetable oils base deliver excellent spreadability on the skin.

BIOCHEMICA® LIME BUTTER

Biochemica® Lime Butter is derived from lime peel oil and is obtained by cold pressing of lime peel followed by a full refining and distillation process in order to eliminate photosensitivity issues. The natural oil contains Limonene, which is a very effective free radical scavenger. Lime peel oil has the ability to relieve stress and anxiety through its aromatherapy action.

BIOCHEMICA® LIQUASHEA ULTRA

Biochemica® LiquaShea Ultra is obtained by cold pressing of the fruit seeds of the karite tree, followed by a full refining process. At ambient temperature, shea butter presents itself in the form of a matrix mixture of a crystallised high melting point fraction (stearine) and of a liquid low melting point fraction (olein).  The olein fraction, further refined to produce Biochemica® LiquaShea Ultra, affords not only an elegant feel, but also exhibits anti-inflammatory properties due to its natural phytosterol content. Its high unsaponifiables content also provides protection of the skin against weather, sun and aging.

BIOCHEMICA® MACADAMIA BUTTER

Biochemica® Macadamia Butter is obtained by cold pressing of the seeds of the Macadamia ternifolia tree followed by a full refining process to render an oil which is light in color and mild in odor. During the pressing, the natural oil containing essential fatty acids and unsaponifiables as natural waxes/paraffins are collected during the refining and deodorization process, and are blended with hydrogenated vegetable oil to render a consistency suitable for personal care products.

BIOCHEMICA® MACADAMIA OIL REF

Biochemica® Macadamia Oil Ref is light in color and mild in odor. This oil offers exceptionally good emolliency and exhibits good dermal penetration. It will not stain clothing, making it an ideal massage or tanning oil.

BIOCHEMICA® MATCHA GREEN TEA

Biochemica® Matcha Green Tea butter is produced from the microfine powder of Camel­lia sinensis (green tea) loeaves. The leaves are dried, ground into a powder and combined with Prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) oil and select hydrogenated vegetable oils to produce a butter-like cosmetic ingredient. Used by Asian philosophers and poets for over 1200 years in rolled cakes and elixirs, matcha is also valued for use in cosmetics and toiletries due to its high content of polyphenols, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCg) and xanthines.

BIOCHEMICA® MURUMURU BUTTR REF

Biochemica® Murumuru Buttr Ref is a refined butter obtained from the fruit of the Brazilian Amazon tree Astrocaryum murumuru. Its large fruits are edible and valued for their flavor in South America. From its seeds a light-colored butter is obtained which has a unique melting curve and skin feel.

BIOCHEMICA® NEEM OIL NATURAL

Biochemica® Neem Oil Natural is a unique cold pressed oil from India which contains natural constituents (including azadirachtin) that have specific benefits for skin care. Scientific research has confirmed it to be a very effective antiseptic, antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral, and it may aid in the healing of topical skin disorders such as eczema, psoriasis, rashes, burns and acne. It is also known as a natural insect repellent.

BIOCHEMICA® OLIVE OIL EV ORG

Biochemica® Olive Oil EV Org is expelled at room temperature, filtered and highly refined to a light color and odor suitable for use in a variety of cosmetics, toiletries and soap making applications. This USDA-NOP certified organic oil exhibits excellent spreadability on the skin, making it ideal as a massage oil or carrier for treatment products.

BIOCHEMICA® OLIVE OIL-ULT REF

Biochemica® Olive Oil-Ult Ref is expelled at room temperature, filtered and ultra refined to a light color and odor suitable for use in a variety of cosmetics, toiletries and soap making applications. It exhibits excellent spreadability on the skin, making it ideal as a massage oil or carrier for treatment products.

BIOCHEMICA® ORANGE BUTTER

Biochemica® Orange Butter is a proprietary blend of orange peel oil and wax in oil from the seeds of sweet almond, blended with various hydrogenated vegetable oils to form a unique cosmetic butter. Its components include limonene and bioflavonoids which may contribute numerous beneficial effects in addition to the moisturization from its triglycerides base to a diverse array of personal care products.

BIOCHEMICA® PALM BUTTER REFORG

Developed exclusively for cosmetic use, Biochemica® Palm Butter RefOrg is an ultra refined, USDA-NOP certified organic butter that is actually a natural stearin fraction of palm fat.  It is a soft solid butter at room temperature with a relatively high melting point and may be used to replace petrolatum and other petroleum-derived ingredients in personal care product applications, and has great antioxidant power due to its tocopherols and tocotrienols content.

BIOCHEMICA® POMEGRANATE BU ORG

Biochemica® Pomegranate Bu Org is a certified organic “butter” combines organically grown pomegranate fruit with a proprietary blend of other USDA-NOP organic certified ingredients to form a skin nourishing, soft and spreadable version of the fruit in anhydrous form. This super fruit butter contains lyophilized (freeze-dried), certified organic whole pomegranate arils (fruit-like seed coverings) which are micronized into a fine particle dispersion.

BIOCHEMICA® PUMPKIN OIL REFORG

Biochemica® Pumpkin Oil Ref Org is a highly refined oil with light color, mild odor and great emolliency. It imparts moisturization, particularly to dry, damaged skin, and also makes for a very good massage oil, increasing the “play time” on the skin.

BIOCHEMICA® ROSEHIP OIL REF

Biochemica® Rosehip Oil Ref exhibits excellent penetrating qualities and good spreadability on the skin, making it ideal as a massage or carrier oil for cosmetics and treatment products. It adds moisturizing, skin cell regeneration, and anti-inflammatory attributes to creams and lotions and bar soaps and exhibits low comedogenicity on the skin.

BIOCHEMICA® ROSEHIP OIL VRGORG

Biochemica® Rosehip Oil VrgOrg is a USDSA-NOP certified organic oil that exhibits excellent penetrating qualities and good spreadability on the skin, making it ideal as a massage or carrier oil for cosmetics and treatment products.

BIOCHEMICA® SHEA BUTTER HMP

Biochemica® Shea Butter HMP is a special grade of shea butter which exhibits a higher than normal melting point. This is achieved via a proprietary fractionation process and makes it ideal for applications where a high percentage of shea butter is used in a finished formulation, or when simply packaging shea butter in its pure form.

BIOCHEMICA® SHEA BUTTER NAT

Biochemica® Shea Butter Nat is a natural butter, derived from expeller pressing of the fruit seeds of the karite tree grown on the African continent. From these seeds, a yellow butter is obtained which is further processed and refined for use on the skin, creating a smooth, creamy texture which is suitable for cosmetics.  From its high content of unsaponifiables and triglycerides shea butter draws its traditional properties: protection of the skin against weather, sun and photo-aging and elimination of superficial irritations.

BIOCHEMICA® SHEA BUTTER ORG

Biochemica® Shea Butter Org has been produced from shea (Butyrospermum parkii) seeds which have been grown and manufactured organically and has been USDA NOP certified as such. It may be used to protect the skin against weather, sun, and superficial irritations, assisting with the resolution of cutaneous dryness.

BIOCHEMICA® SOY BUTTER REF

Biochemica® Soy Butter Ref is a soft, butter-like material which exhibits excellent spreadability on the skin, making it ideal as a massage butter or carrier for treatment products. Biochemica® Soy Butter Ref replenishes the lipid bar­rier to help hold in the skin’s intrinsic moisture while softening dry, chaffed and damaged skin.

BIOCHEMICA® SUNFLOWER OIL REF

Biochemica® Sunflower Seed Oil Ref exhibits low comedogenicity, excellent penetrating qualities and good spreadability on the skin, making it ideal as a massage oil or as a carrier oil for cosmetics and treatment products. It contributes moisturizing attributes to creams and lotions and bar soaps.

BIOCHEMICA® SWEET ALMOND OIL

Biochemica® Sweet Almond Oil exhibits excellent penetrating qualities, good spreadability on the skin, and low comedogenicity, making it ideal as a massage oil and as a carrier oil for treatment products. It adds moisturizing attributes to lotions, creams and bar soaps. Because of its moderate cost, it may be used to replace petroleum-based oils.

BIOCHEMICA® TANGERINE BUTTER

Biochemica® Tangerine Butter is a proprietary blend of tangerine oil in the oil from the seeds of sweet almond, blended with various hydrogenated vegetable oils to form a unique cosmetic butter. In cosmetic preparations, its sweet and tantalizing scent stimulates the senses while its excellent spreadability on the skin makes it ideal as a massage butter or carrier for treatment products. It also provides moisturizing attributes to creams, lotions and bar soaps.

BIOCHEMICA® TEA TREE OIL AUS

Biochemica® Tea Tree Oil Aus is an essential oil produced via steam distillation of the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia, an Australian native tree. The name “tea tree” was coined by the early European explorers who made a “tea” from the leaves of the melaleuca tree in an attempt to cure scurvy (which was impossible since it does not contain Vitamin C). The name tea tree oil has yet remained, and its true benefits as a broad spectrum antimicrobial, dermal penetration enhancer, anti-inflammatory and topical anesthetic are now being discovered.

BIOCHEMICA® TEA TREE OIL CHINA

Biochemica® Tea Tree Oil China is an essential oil produced via steam distillation of the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia, an Australian native tree. The name “tea tree” was coined by the early European explorers who made a “tea” from the leaves of the melaleuca tree in an attempt to cure scurvy (which was impossible since it does not contain Vitamin C). The name tea tree oil has yet remained, and its true benefits as a broad spectrum antimicrobial, dermal penetration enhancer, anti-inflammatory and topical anesthetic are now being discovered.

BIOCHEMICA® TUCUMA BUTTER REF

Biochemica® Tucuma Butter Ref has been obtained from the fruit of the Brazilian Amazon tree, Astrocaryum tucuma. From its seeds a light colored butter is obtained which has a unique, characteristic odor and silicone-like behavior. The butter’s natural gloss brings a desirable shine to dry, damaged hair and can act as a wonderful skin moisturizer, exhibiting great skin lubricity.

BIOCHEMICA® VITAMIN E NAT

Biochemica® Vitamin E Nat is a red to reddish-brown oil derived from the refining of soybean oil with high d-alpha-tocopherol content. It is a powerful antioxidant that can be used to protect product formulations or carrier oils from lipid peroxidation and, once applied to the skin, protect cells from the adverse effects of free radicals.

BIOCHEMICA® WHEAT GERM OIL REF

Biochemica® Wheat Germ Oil Ref is expeller pressed without the use of chemical solvents. Wheat germ is rich in octacosanol—a potent source of energy prized by athletes; it is also rich in naturally occurring antioxidants including vitamin E and beta carotene, and also contains naturally occurring phosphatides and phytosterols which assist in the digestion of fats. Biochemica® Wheat Germ Oil Ref has excellent skin care properties due to its low odor and good spreadability.