7 TOP HEALTH BENEFITS OF SHEA OIL


Shea Nuts

Shea Oil is a superior rejuvenating oil which is a by-product of shea butter production, a popular butter derived from the nuts of the shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa), cultivated mostly in West Africa. The shea nuts and tree have a significant place in African history as they have been used for thousands of years to produce beneficial beauty care treatments.


Shea Oil delivers a tremendous health punch, making it an excellent addition to one’s beauty care regime and a highly sought-after product in the beauty industry. Shea oil is slightly yellow in colour and due to its easy-to-spread consistency, it is rapidly absorbed leaving the skin supple and the hair shiny and smooth, with no greasy after-feel.


As the interest in natural organic beauty care products keeps accelerating, Organic Trade & Investments keeps working round the clock to churn out more natural organic options, such as the Shea Oil, for consumers. Highly abundant in essential fatty acids (stearic, capric, caprylic, lauric, palmitic, cinnamic, oleic and linoleic), vitamins (A, C and E), antioxidants and minerals, shea oil works well with the sophisticated system of the body by infusing the skin and hair with intense moisture and nourishment.

Shea Oil as a Rejuvenator for the Skin

  • The natural high levels of vitamins A and E in shea oil, as well as antioxidants help to clear up acne by improving the balance of moisture and oil on the skin. Apply consistently on affected areas to get optimal results.

  • Shea oil is loaded with vitamin E, which helps to boost the production of collagen: collagen is the protein that helps to structure muscles, bones and skin. The use of shea oil can improve the skin’s structure and elasticity, leaving it stronger and youthful.

In addition, due to its anti-inflammatory properties, shea oil has the ability to rid the skin off inflammatory conditions such as psoriasis and eczema. Apply the oil on affected areas on the skin in the morning and at night, to soothe irritation, reduce redness and swelling.

  • Shea oil can also be used for nail conditioning treatment. Mix 10 to 15 drops of lavender essential oil, 10 drops of mandarin essential oil, half cup of jojoba oil and half cup of shea oil in a dropper or spray bottle. Massage a few drops into the cuticles and nails to soften, strengthen and encourage growth.

  • Moreover, shea oil is a great choice for reducing wrinkles and fine lines. Enriched with vitamin E and antioxidants, it is a natural remedy against wrinkles and fine lines. Combine it with a vitamin C oil or serum to effectively eliminate signs of aging.


Shea Oil as a Moisturizer and Conditioner for the Hair

  • Shea oil can help keep frizzy hair in check, making it much easier to style. The essential fatty acids in the product aids to set the frizz under control, as well as make it voluminous and boost luster. You can either massage a few drops of the oil into your hair before styling it or add a few drops to your regular hair conditioner. Alternatively, you can massage it into damp hair and scalp; cover for about 30 minutes and then wash your hair to complete the process.

  • Shea oil hydrates the scalp effectively. High levels of linoleic and oleic acids in the oil moisturize the hair, reduce scalp irritation and inflammation, thereby stimulating hair growth. To achieve this, regularly massage shea oil into hair scalp.


Try Organic Trade and Investments’ certified organic shea oil and experience its remarkable health benefits on your skin and hair.

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