African Unrefined Organic Shea Butter 4oz
THE SHEA TREE
The geographic region where the African Shea Trees grow covers an area that extends approximately 3000 miles across Africa, from Senegal in the West, into the foothills of the Ethiopian Highlands in the East. This area lies between the Sahara Desert to the North and the African Rainforest to the South. (Source: United Nations FOA)
As one travel from Senegal to Ethiopia, one finds that the variety of the Shea Fruit also changes. PARADOXA variety is found in the West, while the NILOTICA variety is found in the East.
WHAT IS SHEA BUTTER?
Shea Butter is the fatty extract from the seed of the Shea Tree. The extract is known to contain a number of ingredients with biological activity. This biological activity includes moisturizing and healing minor skin ailments. In the USA, Shea Butter has already attracted the interest of several industries, including cosmetic,food,health care and applied science.
WHAT SETS SHEA BUTTER APART FROM OTHER OILS?
All oils derived from fruits, vegetables and nuts can be divided into two important fractions. The fractions are the moisturizing fraction, and the healing fraction. The size of the healing fraction in most of these oils is very small or nothing. However, the outstanding healing fraction in shea butter is abundant. What actually sets Shea Butter apart from all other oils is its exceptionally large healing fraction. ( Petroleum based personal care oils have no healing fraction.)
CLINICAL IMPORTANCE OF SHEA BUTTER
100% PURE SHEA BUTTER is a superior moisturizer, containing remarkable healing properties for various skin ailments. Unrefined Shea Butter has the largest healing fraction and contains very special natural ingredients that are ideal for healthier skin. Shea Butter contains the one vitamin that absolutely mandatory for healthy skin. Additionally, Shea Butter contains several natural anti-inflammatory agents, and sunscreen agents. Clinical lab studies have shown that this product transforms the skin in as few as 4-6 weeks into a softer, smoother, and better looking skin. The American Shea Butter Institute recommends every household should have at least one container of shea butter, either among the beauty cabinet supplies for improved better looking skin, or in the medicine cabinet for treating minor skin injuries around the house.
Omar Thiam, Certified Shea Butter Technician awarded by The American Shea Butter Institute.
21 Reasons to Use Shea Butter
Shea Butter will provide improvement in all the conditions listed below. As you use this multi-purpose cream you are likely to discover additional uses. The amount of time required for optimum results with various conditions may vary with each condition. Wrinkles, for example, require 4 to 6 weeks of daily use. Itching is relieved immediately
- Dry skin
- Skin rash
- Skin peeling, after tanning
- Blemishes and wrinkles
- Itching skin
- Shaving cream for a smooth silky shave
- Small skin wounds
- Skin cracks
- Tough or rough skin (on feet)
- Cold weather
- Frost bites
- Stretch mark prevention during pregnancy
- Insect bites
- Healthy skin
- Muscle fatigue, aches and tension
- For before and after strenuous exercise
- Skin allergies such as poison ivy or poison oak
- Skin damage from heat (hot grease while cooking, radiation treatment for certain medical problems, etc.)
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