Shea butter soap
Shea butter soap, a soap full of vitamins and amazing properties. Read more to know the benefits of this wonderful soap.
Shea butter has a very long history, it can be tracked down to when Cleopatra the queen of Egypt was still alive, shea butter was stored and transported in clay jars for cosmetic purposes. In ancient Egypt people used shea butter to protect them from the harsh weather conditions.
Africa has a long relationship with shea butter. This relationship is intimate and diverse since it is a part of Africa’s history and culture. Many African tribes used Shea butter in pharmacology, and it was important in their daily life. Local healers used shea butter to help people with rheumatism and joint pain, this is the earliest documentation of the anti-inflammatory property shea butter has.
Africans use shea butter in a few interesting ways in their traditional medicine system. Some African women rub shea butter on their belly when pregnant to prevent stretch marks. Another use of shea butter includes mixing it with citrus juices to remove to reduce unpleasant odors. It was also used as an insect repellent in West Africa.
Benefits of Shea Butter Soap
Shea butter is an anti-inflammatory skin moisturizer. It hydrates the skin without any other synthetic products. It can also help ease joint and muscle pain, So it can help people who suffer with Rheumatism or Arthritis. And due to its moisturizing capabilities, it can reduce the appearance of fine lines. Shea butter soap has anti-aging properties because it promotes cell generation. Certain compounds in Shea butter also act as antioxidants which protect the skin and are important for anti-aging.
To get rid of stretch marks many people use Retin-A, Shea butter has a high content of vitamin A which may help reduce the appearance of stretch marks and other scarring.
Shea butter soap can keep your skin glowing since it is full of acids and vitamins your skin needs. It can also act as an antifungal which kills off certain types of fungi.
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