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Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter

Naturally derived from kernel/pulp within the nut. Emollient resembling lipid content of skin so considered Natural Moisturizing Factor (NMF). Enriched with Vitamin E and carotene. Naturally absorbs UVB rays. Antioxidant. Study published in medical journal (Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology) provides data that shea butter does not contain allergy proteins that tree nut allergic individuals are prone to being irritated.

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Credible Resources:

Medical Journal: J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011 Mar;127(3):680-2. Chawla KK, Bencharitiwong R, Ayuso R, Grishina G, Nowak-Węgrzyn A. “Shea butter contains no IgE-binding soluble proteins.”