14 November 2008

It is derived from an African nut and is also known as Karite Butter. It is extremely gentle to the skin and is very moisturizing.It is white or yellowish fat obtained from the nut of the SheaTree (Butyrospermum parkii) which grows in Africa. Used by African healers over thousands of years as an exotic luxury emollient, reported to benefit dry, damaged and maturing skin.

Aroma
Nutty, fatty

Consistency
Solid but permeable at room temperature

Color
Off-white/cream

Uses and Health Benefits :
  • Suitable for use in lotions and creams
  • Can be used as a food, soap, candles and reputed to be used on the skins of African drums
  • Shea Butter is known for its natural healthy and healing attributes which works in partnership with your skin and body chemistry as a substitute for cocoa butter

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