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What is Shea Butter?

Shea butter is a skin super-food that comes from the seeds of the fruit of the Shea (Karite) tree which is naturally rich in vitamins A, E and F. It offers UV protection (it is SPF ~6) and provides the skin with essential fatty acids and the nutrients necessary for collagen production.

Shea butter has been used in Africa and many other parts of the world for years to improve skin and hair. It also has a long history of medicinal use.

What are the Benefits of using the Natural JEM Shea Butter?

Our shea butter is extremely soothing and deeply moisturising. It contains vitamin A, works as an anti-inflammatory and anti-aging component and aids in the healing of numerous skin conditions.

Shea butter contains such a large healing fraction, in addition to moisturising, regular use of this natural cream can treat many skin problems, including – blemishes, wrinkles, itching, sunburns, small skin wounds, eczema, skin allergies, insect bites, frost bite and other skin conditions. Due to the omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants in shea butter, it has been shown to reduce keloid scar tissue and repair skin.

When massaged into the scalp shea butter helps relieve many scalp problems such as dandruff and cradle cap in infants. It can be used whether your scalp is dry or oily. On oily scalp, it helps reduce excessive oil production by the skin glands