Natural Way Organics Organic African Shea Butter is made from nuts grown on trees in Sahara, West Africa which is known to produce the richest Shea Butter with soothing and healing properties. It contains a rich amount of fatty acid which renders it far superior to cocoa butter and other natural vegetable butters. This fatty acid is crucial to rejuvenating and moisturizing the skin. Shea Butter provides all the essential vitamins needed to make skin look and feel smoother, softer and most importantly, healthier. Its therapeutic properties protect the skin from wind, cold, sun and helps heal wounds faster. Shea Butter stimulates cellular activity, fights the effects of aging and repairs rough, damaged skin.