This product cannot be used by itself – it needs to be melted and added to an oil or lotion. For a finished product containing shea butter see our Organic Massage Butter or Cocoa Butter Body Butter on this page.
This extract from the West African shea tree (butyrospermum parkii) is one of the best natural moisturizers around. Those who routinely use Shea Butter report a number of other special benefits for skin ailments, including relief from blemishes, itching, sunburns, small skin wounds, eczema, skin allergies, and wrinkles. It can also be incorporated into oils and lotions to provide and extra, healing richness.