Shea Butter is obtained from cold pressing the fruits from the nut of the Karite tree found in West Africa. Highly nourishing, shea butter is effective at relieving the dryness , irritation and itching of dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema and other skin ailments. With anti-inflammatory and antifungal qualities, as well as a high content of vitamins A and E, Shea Butter works effectively to heal and maintain the skin's moisture and elasticity.
Shea butter may be used to prevent, treat or relieve the following:
Burns and wounds
Chapped skin and dry nails
Aroma: Nutty, rich, vanilla-like aroma.
Consistency: Harder when it is cold, melts easily when warmed. Shea butter is think, rich and a bit sticky and oily. It melts on the skin and when used on its own it leaves a smooth protective layer of butter.
Shea Butter is used in many skin preparations. The following are the recommended usage quantities:
Balms: 5 - 100 %
Lotions & Creams: 2 - 20 %
Bar Soaps: 5 - 20 %
Hair Conditioners: 1 - 10 %
Ingredients:100 % pure and raw Shea Butter
Shelf Life: This butter should be stored in a cool dark place and has a shelf-life of approximately 2 - 3 years when stored properly.