Varieties of Shea Butter


1. Premium unrefined 100% Shea butter can only offer health benefits.

2. 100% Shea butter has no shelf life

3 "21 reasons to use Shea Butter." This is a new finding and perhaps the single most important finding in the past 10 years in understanding why all Shea Butters were not equally effective.(ASBI)

4. Poor quality Shea butter can be used for moisturising however will not deliver the health benefits of pure Shea butter.


Refined Shea Butter is derived from the kernels of the sheatree , grown wildly and cultivated in Sudan and West Africa. The kernels resemble horse chestnuts and contain 45-48% fat, 10% protein, and 25-30% carbohydrates. Since this is a refined product containing no protenaceous material, it is considered non-allergenic.

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