Shea Butter is usually ivory in color when raw, with more processed versions being yellow in color. It is used as a moisturizer and salve softening skin, evens blemishes, wrinkles, soothes itching, sunburns, small skin wounds, eczema, skin allergies, insect bites and other skin conditions. It does not clog pores. Shea Butter can be melted down and mixed with your favorite essential oil or with coconut oil to temper it so it doesn't feel so thick. When room temperature it will become solid if not mixed. If your Shea butter feels gritty. Place in hot water from a stove top until melted. Let it cool in a safe and dry space until solid and apply.
Raw Shea Butter
Shea butter is a fat extracted from the nut of the African shea tree found in East and West Africa.