Country of origin: Ghana
An ideal product for making DIY skin and haircare products with. Shea butter is moisturising and protecting to your skin. It also has a natural SPF properties making it ideal for making your own chemical free sunscreen. Endless uses for this versatile product. It is important to buy unrefined shea butter as many of the moisturising and protective properties of the shea butter are lost during the refining process.
The following is a list of uses from: http://www.sheainstitute.com/asbi-library/21reasons/
21 Reasons To Use Shea Butter
Skin peeling after tanning
Blemishes and wrinkles
Shaving cream for a smooth silky shave
Small skin wounds
Tough or rough skin (on feet)
Stretch mark prevention during pregnancy
Muscle fatigue, aches and tension
For before and after strenuous exercise
Skin damage from heat (hot grease while cooking, radiation treatment for certain medical problems etc)
This is not intended as advice, just to give you some ideas of Shea Butters uses.