Organic Shea Butter
Premium quality, A-grade, organic, pure unrefined Shea butter, originating from Ghana, West Africa. Organic shea butter melts at body temperature and has an ivory, off-white colour that varies slightly depending on the season and has the characteristic nutty aroma of unrefined Shea butter.
Used in many skincare products for it's healing and nourishing properties, such as creams, body butter & lip balms. Rich in vitamins A, E and F, including stearic and oleic acids, organic shea butter has anti-inflammatory properties, suitable for all skin types and is traditionaly used to treat scars, eczema, psoriasis, dry skin and wrinkles.
Once refined shea butter has lost it's beneficial properties and may contain traces of hexane, a toxic chemical used during processing. Unrefined shea butter is toxin free and retains the nourishing properties.
Sourced from an Australian Owned, Family operated company promoting West African fair trade and sustainability practices and environmental conservation.
USES: Super Simple Toxin Free Deodorant Paste, Hand creams, body butters, hair treatments, Moisturisers, lip balm.
TIP: If the aroma of unrefined shea butter is not to your taste or interferes with your recipe you can try leaving the shea butter container open and the characteristic aroma will be reduced.