Unrefined Shea Butter
Unrefined Shea butter is also known to have other uses beyond healing and improving the skin. In some parts of Africa Shea butter is used to relieve nasal congestion and sinusitis. It is also said to have a positive influence on cell regeneration.
A publication in the Journal of Oleo Science in 2010, reported the discovery of a group of researchers about the anti inflammatory and tumor prevention properties of Shea Butter.
The many benefits of Shea butter earned it the title of “women’s gold” in the past, and in more ways than one this title is well suited to this product. Traditionally, since Shea butter was usually prepared by women, it was a source of income and employment for them. But also, the amazing benefits of Shea butter to the skin have made it a favorite of many women and the cosmetic industry. Today, Shea butter is used to make soaps, lotions, and many other products.
Shea butter is also used by musicians to tone and condition their instrument. Since Shea butter softens wood and leather, it is used to improve the pitch of animal skin drums and the flexibility of other leather instruments.