Shea butter was not known in Europe before the seventeenth century. The tree has been called the “God Send” to the people of Africa. Found in the African Savannah, the tree is long-lived, fruiting only once a year, and developing the “Karite” nut. Africans hand-pick the nuts, then extract the oil by boiling it and finally refining the product into the ‘Shea butter’. It grows in the wild in 19 countries across the African continent...

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Shea butter (which comes from the seed of shea tree) is rich in vitamin A, vitamin E and many essential fatty acids, and is a wonderful moisturizer. In fact, the natural moisturizers in shea butter are virtually identical to the moisturizers produced by the sebaceous glands in the skin.
How is Shea Butter produced? The 9 (Nine) major stages of processing include Sorting, Cracking, Roasting, Grinding, Kneading, Boiling, Filtration and Stirring, Packaging, and the final most important stage - Quality Control:
What is the shelf life of Shea Butter? The shelf life of our shea butter is 18-24 months when kept in a cool dry place. You can extend the shelf life of shea butter by keeping it refrigerated.
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