Benefits of Raw Shea Butter

EuGenia is a Greek word that stands for “origin of goodness.” EuGenia Shea is a family oriented social enterprise renowned for their natural Shea butter products equitably produced in Ghana.

Crude and unrefined Ghanaian Shea butter encompasses vitamins A and E which assists the skin to rejuvenate and reduce scar tissue and stretch It is also an unsurpassed natural moisturizer.

EuGenia incorporates 95% pure Shea butter to their products as opposed to competitors who use only 25% of Shea butter in their commodities in the beauty care industry.

The ingredients in Shea butter cream parallels cocoa butter, Shea oil which is the byproduct of Shea butter, excessive in necessary fatty acids, Baobab Oil with nourishing vitamins A,D,E,F extracted from the Baobab tree also known as “tree of life” which accelerates collagen formation. The third ingredient is Moringa Oil,an antioxidant rich and essential oil originated from the Moringa Oleifera Tree indigenous to Ghana and to scent their products they use essential oils formulated from fruits and various plants which have created the lavender and grapefruit fragrance.

Their three skin nourishing formula Shea butter emollient are everyday Shea which contains only some Shea butter, pregnancy strength which encompasses more Shea and dermatologist strength which has the most Shea content.

Shea butter aka “Karite” is derived from the Shea Nut Tree native to western region of Africa. The fruit of these trees contain a nut which through a chemical process extracts the material which releases the Shea butter. It actually takes 40 to 50 years for the tree to harvest and the refining takes place during the rainy season from May to August when the Shea nuts are being reaped.

For centuries Shea butter has been widely used in Africa for their healing properties and is considered to be a priceless catalyst for internal and external cleansing. The benefits include profound skin hydration, alleviates wrinkles, diminishes burns and scars, safeguards the skin and hair, cures eczema and dermatitis, moisturizes dry scalp, stimulates hair growth and is used as a nasal decongestant.

Characteristically, Shea butter is useful in its potency for 12 to 15 months after harvesting.