Source of our Shea Butter
Shea Butter is an off-white or ivory-coloured fat extracted from the nut of the African shea tree. It is an ancient and historic cosmetic, has been known from as early as Cleopatra’s Egypt.
Our butter is sourced from Ghana, under the Fair Trade guidelines of Project Ghana. In accordance with the guidelines of Fair Trade, the manufacturer of our shea butter pays higher prices for this product by providing the impoverished women of Ghanaian societies with interest-free loans, credit facilities, training in packaging, labeling, and quality control services and thus justifies the higher price.
This butter is extracted from Shea nuts, produced by the Shea tree (Karite), which is known for its unmatched moisturizing properties.
About our Shea Butter
It is edible and is used in food preparation in Africa. Ours is pure, unrefined, food grade butter.
This product is untreated, non-deodorized, unbleached and does not contain any chemicals. When you buy shea butter in this form, be assured you are purchasing the most authentic untouched raw shea butter experience.
The rich, creamy texture and high content of non-saponifiable fats (Vitamin F) in this butter make it an ideal moisturizer, which has been proven to help to defy aging skin, eczema, dryness, and relief from skin irritation. It may also be used on the hair, as it has been known to help to moisturize dry scalps and may even stimulate healthy hair growth.
It contains many naturally occurring Antioxidants, Vitamin E as well as a number of other vitamins and minerals.
Raw Unrefined Shea Butter
How to use
- Use in cosmetics, moisturizers, external application body care products
- Substitute for oil/butter in cooking or frying. The advantage of cooking with this butter is its resistance to high temperatures – thus it does not burn easily – as well as small amounts of it suffice.
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