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Shea butter can be used to treat all of the following conditions: Dry Skin, Eczema, Infant Eczema, Stretch Mark Prevention & Minimization, Psoriasis, Arthritis & Rheumatism, Wrinkle Prevention, Diaper Rash, Muscle Fatigue, Scar Minimization & Skin Discolorations, Dry Hair & Scalp and as a natural shaving agent.

 
WHAT IS SHEA BUTTER?
African Shea butter is derived from the nut of the Karite tree, which grows throughout West Africa.  African Shea butter has been utilized for centuries for its amazing ability to renew, repair and protect the skin. The name Karite means the Tree of Life, due to the many important uses that Shea butter provides for the people of this region. 
 
Shea butter is unique because of its high content of non-saponifiable fats which act as a natural skin moisturizer. Shea butter is extremely high in Vitamins A, E & fatty acids.  Shea butter moisturizes skin with all the essential elements it needs for balance, elasticity and tone. 

 
WHAT DOES ORGANIC SHEA BUTTER SMELL LIKE?
Unrefined Shea butter has a distinctive nutty scent.  However, once applied to skin the scent will start to fade and become very faint in about 20-30 minutes.
 
WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN UNREFINED AND REFINED SHEA BUTTER?
There are many differences between unrefined and refined shea butter.  Most noticeably are the scent, color and benefits.  Unrefined shea butter maintains its nutty scent, ivory - beige color and all of its healing properties.  Refined shea butter has been chemically altered to remove shea butters natural scent, is bleach white in color and retains only a small portion of its natural healing properties.  Please note that some companies sell refined shea butter as 100% pure shea butter.   
 
WHO USES SHEA BUTTER?
People of all ages and skin types utilize shea butter because of its many uses.  Every house should have a jar of shea butter for smoother skin or for treatment of minor skin injuries around the house.

 
WHAT IS THE SHELF LIFE OF SHEA BUTTER?
The shelf life of our shea butter is 18-24 months when kept in a cool dry place.  You can extend the shelf life of shea butter by keeping it refrigerated.

DISCLAIMER: The information provided on this site is not intended to constitute professional medical advice. Please consult your personal physician with any questions you may have regarding any specific medical condition. 
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