For Indigenous tribes along the Amazon, the fruit of Cupuaçu has been a primary food source for generations. It is frequently used in desserts, juices and sweets.
Cupuaçu butter is a great moisturizer. It has high water absorption capacity, approximately 240% superior to the Lanolin.
Cupuaçu butter contains phytosterols as unsaponifiable fraction : β-sitosterol (≈79%), stigmasterol (≈10%), campesterol (≈4%).