Shea butter is fat extracted from the nut of the shea tree. It is extremely versatile with hundreds of uses including being a skin superfood. Moisturizing dry skin, treating acne, and reducing stretch marks to name a few. These are helped as shea butter is rich in vitamins A, E and F providing the skin with essential fatty acids and nutrients necessary for collagen production. It is a great natural carrier for your essential oils for body butters, balms, salves and more.