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SHEA VEGETABLE BUTTER

Rs. 90.00

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Rich and nourishing, this butter is essential in your home care: it protects, softens, and restructures damaged skin. Incorporated into your hair preparations, it nourishes and restores shine and beauty to hair.
This version of shea butter is a deodorized quality, for a more neutral smell and color in your formulas.

 

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Method of obtaining

Manual mechanical pressure then purification by physical processes without solvent or chemical raw material: discoloration by filtration on bleaching earth and activated carbon, deodorization under vacuum with steam.

Part of the extracted plant.............Nuts
Botanical name.............................Butyrospermum parkii
Botanical family.............................Sapotaceae
Function.......................................Cosmetic ingredient
Quality

100% pure and natural butter

Native country.....................................Burkina Faso
Culture..................................................Wild picking
Other names...........................................Butterfly tree, Vitellaria paradoxa

QUALITY

Production date
May 2019 (lot 19BEU0042) and September 2019 (lot 19BEU0043)

Use preferably before 
May 2021 (lot 19BEU0042) and September 2021 (lot 19BEU0043)

On the label, the lot number is followed by a letter indicating the packaging series.

Organoleptic properties

- Appearance: solid butter at room temperature; oily beyond 37 ° C
- Color: creamy white
- Odor: very light, characteristic of seeds with almond notes
- Touch: fairly hard with rich texture

Density
0.91 (density corresponds to density at 20 ° C)

Density at 40 ° C
0.89 

Fusion point
37 ° C 

Saponification index
160-200

Composition

Composition of fatty acids - gas phase chromatography of lot 19BEU0043:

  • Polyunsaturated essential fatty acids (PUFA or EFA) or vitamin F: linoleic acid (omega-6) (5.98%)
  • Monounsaturated fatty acids (MIFA):  oleic acid (45.13%)
  • Saturated fatty acids (AGS):  stearic acid (43.97%) , palmitic acid (3.42%)

Composition of fatty acids - gas phase chromatography of lot 19BEU0042:

  • Polyunsaturated essential fatty acids (PUFA or EFA) or vitamin F: linoleic acid (omega-6) (6.02%)
  • Monounsaturated fatty acids (MIFA):  oleic acid (45.38%)
  • Saturated fatty acids (AGS):  stearic acid (43.28%) , palmitic acid (3.45%)

Other active constituents :

Unsaponifiables including:

  • Terpenic alcohols (in the form of cinnamic acid esters or fatty acid esters: alpha and beta amyrin, parkéol, lupeol, butyrospermol): anti-inflammatories, antioxidants, help maintain the elasticity of the skin.
  • Phytosterols (karisterols including alpha-spinasterol, delta-7-stigmasterol): improve the barrier function of the skin and microcirculation, slow down skin aging, anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Latex (source of karitene (isoprene hydrocarbon))
  • Vitamins A, E (tocopherols): natural antioxidants


Storage conditions
Keep dry, away from heat and light.
Precautions

- Shea butter naturally contains latex and is therefore to be avoided in case of latex allergy.