Vedicneeds Shea Butter is a fat that is derived from shea nuts of the shea tree. It’s a natural fat that extract by crushing and boiling the shea tree’s ripe nut or fruit. It’s a yellow-ivory colored, buttery, thick, and solid substance at room temperature. Traditionally, shea butter was used for medicinal and cooking purposes in Africa. The making of shea butter is an indigenous craft of many African tribes. To feel your skin buttery soft, The ‘Tree of Life’ is a popular nickname given to the Shea tree because of its ability to address numerous health, hair, and skin conditions. Shea butter is also known as “Mother Nature’s Conditioner” for its exceptional softening and moisturizing properties.