PART USED Nuts
SYNONYMS Vitellaria paradoxa C.F.Gaertn., Butyrospermum paradoxa
COMMON NAMES Karite Butter Oil, Shi Tree, Shea Tree, Vitellaria
EXTRACTION METHOD Cold Pressed
ORIGIN Ghana. A multi-tasking oil rich in essential fatty acids, phytosterols and Vitamins A, E and F. Helps restore moisture and nutrients to even the driest of hair and skin. Unlock the potent benefits of exotic oils. Shea Oil is a natural hair and skin super-food derived from the African Shea (Karite) nut.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Shea butter is LIKELY SAFE when taken by mouth in amounts commonly found in foods. There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking shea butter in greater amounts if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Children: Shea butter is LIKELY SAFE when taken by mouth in amounts commonly found in foods. Shea butter is POSSIBLY SAFE when applied to the skin appropriately, short-term. About 2-4 grams of shea butter has been applied to the inside of the nose safely for up to 4 days.
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