It’s the survival of the fittest, they say. In order to be fit we have to take a balanced diet, exercise regularly and take supplements that complement our diet. A healthy diet is not only important for a healthy metabolism and building immunity but also to keep our skin glowing and look beautiful. This is a proven fact that what we eat reflects on our face. Too much oil can lead to pimples whereas too less of it can cause dryness.
Uses of Shea butter
Shea butter is one such ingredient that should be included in the diet in order to enhance its nutrient value. It is so beneficial that it is also used for medicinal purposes to make ointments. Also used in sun blocking lotions and as anti-inflammatory ointments, its uses can be various. Mostly it is very good for the skin and besides protecting your skin from tanning by the sun; it also keeps it fresh and healthy. It is also used to relieve nasal congestion. Shea butter is also used in many places as cooking oil.
African Shea butter is especially famous in this regard and is used for all the reasons mentioned before. It contains rich beta carotene and owes its medicinal properties to the same. Shea butter is used as cooking oil in Africa since a long time and used in Europe to make chocolates. It is derived from Shea nut and since it is not refined or processed in any way, it has huge health benefits.