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CAS Number: 91080-23-8
Shea butter is obtained from the kernel or almond seed of the Shea (Butyrospermum parkii) a tree that grows mainly in Sudan and West Africa (Ghana, Nigeria and Mali). The oil content is 45%.

Due to its melting point between 30 and 40 degrees we are talking about a fat or lard rather than oil. The refined fat is always used which has a white to pale gray colour.

Ratio stearic / oleic 1:1 for a total content of these fatty acids of 80%. A palmitic acid presence of 10%. Over 75% of the unsaponifiables correspond to terpene alcohols that make it a well tolerated oil for all skin types. This makes it a versatile oil with decongestive, anti-wrinkle, degreasers and balancing the skin. Normalizes skin naturally restoring elasticity. Applied to the body, the face and the hair.

Shea butter is used in various sectors due to its beneficial properties for skin and hair. It is widely employed in the cosmetics and personal care industry, in products such as moisturizers, body lotions, lip balms, and hair care products. It is also used in the pharmaceutical industry in the formulation of topical medications for skin conditions. To a lesser extent, it is utilized in the food industry, particularly in the production of chocolates. It is used by the manufacturer of candle making and in the care and cleaning of leather goods. It is important to use high-quality shea butter produced sustainably.