Unrefined Shea Butter has a characteristic nutty smell which is widely acceptable by most users. It usually has an ivory or yellow color.

On the other hand, refined Shea Butter will generally be cured of this characteristic smell and color by the use of various chemicals, including bleaching agents.

This makes refined Shea butter white in color and without the characteristic nutty smell.

A good part of refined Shea butter usually will contain residue chemicals and trace of toxic substances which have been used during the refining process.

Furthermore, the refining process damages a substantial part of the natural vitamins and minerals present in Shea butter.

Generally, raw and unrefined Shea butter is best.

During the production process of Shea butter, ivory color is naturally expected. However, in some cases, certain root herb is added during production. This gives the yellow coloration of some Shea butter. Note that coloration is not the only determining factor of the quality and nutrient content of Shea butter; the production and refining processes are vital. Generally, raw and unrefined Shea butter is best.

No, we only sell raw, unrefined Shea Butter.

Sigmund Shea butter is processed by Traditional methods. This ensures a clean premium quality Shea butter that are free from any additives or chemicals. read more

As it is unrefined, Sigmund Shea butter has a characteristic nutty aroma of unrefined Shea butter.

Sigmund Shea Butter has a smooth, creamy texture.

Sigmund Shea butter is ivory, off-white colour

Shea butter should be stored in a cool dark area away from heat, harsh lighting or sun.

  • It may be refrigerated to extend shelf life.
  • Do not over heat the Shea butter when melting and avoid repeat melting.
  • Do not leave the Shea butter in your car with the windows closed.
  • You can also add natural preservatives, such as vitamin E to extend the shelf life.
  • Shea butter must be stored and transported in cool conditions and in airtight containers to avoid the butter becoming rancid.

Sigmund Shea butter has a shelf life of approximately 24 months from production date.


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Yes, Sigmund Shea Butter is unrefined, 100% pure and natural.

No chemicals are used to extract or preserve our Shea butter.

Because we believe so much in natural ingredients and natural beauty, Sigmund Shea Butter maintains a 100% raw, unrefined condition with high grade (Grade A). No preservatives, additives or other chemical substances are added in Sigmund Shea Butter. This makes it highly potent and effective for various skin conditions, leaving no side effects.

Sigmund Shea butter frequently asked question (FAQ) reveals some of the already answered questions visitors have asked in the past. Please do send us an inquiry if necessary.