Shea butter, filtered,

Shea butter, filtered, organic Burkina Faso

Butters & gels

Botanical name: Butyrospermum parkii

Plant Part: fruits

Extraction method: cold pressed

Origin: Burkina Faso


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Butyrospermum parkii butter
Product code: BRB238526

Cautions and warnings:
Do not use pure essential oils. Essential oils are diluted in a vegetable oil when applied to the skin. Carry out a skin tolerance test in the crook of your elbow and wait 48 hours before using the oil on the skin. Do not use the essential oil if you notice a reaction such as redness, itching or stinging.
Keep out of reach of children.
If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Essential oils should not be applied to the eyes, the eye contour area, neither into the ears. In case of contact, apply a plenty of vegetable oil and take promptly medical advice.
If symptoms persist or worsen when using essential oil, consult a health care practitioner.
If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use essential oils.
Known adverse reactions:
If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.
Store in airtight, light-resistant container at room temperature.
The information contained on our site is presented purely for information purposes and cannot, in any case, bind the responsibility of the company. In no way does this information constitute a recommendation for preventive or curative treatment, prescription or diagnosis, nor should it be considered as such.

Words by Anny Schneider

This  filtered shea butter  from Burkina Faso is handcrafted and used for millennia in Africa.

Thanks to its richness in  omega fatty acids of all types (3, 6, 9), and in  fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, F, Shea butter soothes  irritations, facilitates healing and regenerates dry skin  in depth.

It also restores shine to the hair by nourishing the scalp, while protecting the hair fibers.

Apply delicately with your fingertips, especially rub the tips and roots.


Shea butter comes from a nut from a tree of African origin of the Sapotaceae family, also called butter tree and which does not give its first fruits until after 15 to 20 years.

It is a natural product from Burkina Faso.

In this nut there is a core which is cold pressed.


The French name Karité, in English is Shea, comes from the Wolof language of Senegal ghariti  which means "butter tree". This tree is native to the savanna of West and Central Africa and is found in about twenty countries in a strip extending over 5,000 km.

The creamy white flowers are fragrant and highly appreciated by the bees, appear in the dry season (between November and January) after the leaves have fallen. The green fruits they produce grow in clusters, these edible fleshy berries contain one or two hard nuts similar to an avocado kernel. From these whitish nuts fat is extracted the shea "butter" containing up to 55% fat.

In the countries of western Africa, shea butter is used for food, health and care of the skin and hair, against climatic conditions, aging, dryness, in soap and for sacred rituals and ceremonies.

Raw shea butter has a relatively high content of vitamin E and other antioxidants. This butter is prized in body care products: it protects, softens and restructures damaged skin. Incorporated into your hair preparations, it nourishes and restores shine and beauty.


Keep away from children, air, heat and light.

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