Butyrospermum Parkii

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Shea Butter is considered a low hazard for health. Plant derived, biodegradable and suitable for greywater and septic tanks.

Shea butter is a slightly yellowish or ivory-colored fat extracted from the nut of the African shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa). Shea butter is a triglyceride (fat) derived mainly from stearic acid and oleic acid. It is widely used in cosmetics as a moisturiser, salve or lotion. Shea butter is edible and is used in food preparation in Africa. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shea_butter

INCI Name Butyrospermum Parkii
Ingredient Origins Shea Nut
Role Emollient
Common Name Shea Butter
EWG Rating 0 - 0
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