Shea Butter

There are many reasons for why unrefined natural shea butter from Ghana is effective for skin care, and hair care use. Found primarily in sub-Saharan Africa, shea butter is used by women for skin care and cosmetic purposes. As a cosmetic, there are numerous benefits of shea butter ranging from the protection of skin or hair to soothing, smoothing and moisturizing.

Benefits of Shea Butter

The more pure shea butter there is in the product, the better the product is for the skin. In fact, health benefits of shea butter are helping to promote and popularize the use of pure shea butter in products used for curing rashes, easing itching, sunburn relief, protecting the skin against cold weather, and insect bite relief. Shea butter‘s properties include natural vitamin assets making it ideal to nurture one's skin.

Additional health benefits of shea butter include the presence of fatty acids, vitamins and calcium enables pure shea butter to be effective revitalizing damaged and/or healing skin. These fatty acids aid in maintaining the skin's moisture and elasticity, yet another benefit of unrefined natural shea butter.  The lipids work on the epidermal cells within the skin and maintain a good balance.

There are countless benefits of shea butter. Some medicinal benefits of unrefined natural shea butter include the following:

  • Dry skin
  • Heat rash
  • Sunburns
  • Diaper rash
  • Minor UV protection
  • Cracked heels
  • Frostbite
  • Wrinkles
  • Scars and blemishes
  • Stretch marks
  • Eczema
  • Nasal decongestant
  • Muscle tension
  • Insect bites