100% Pure Shea Butter - Unscented - 75 ml. screw-top jar Shea Butter "The ultimate treatment for dry skin". In the central region of Africa there grows a large drought resistant tree known as Karite ( butyrospermum parkii ). Shea Butter, also known as Karite Butter, is the natural fat extracted from the fruit of the Karite tree. Shea Butter is beneficial to the skin and hair in many ways. It is amazing how soft, yet non-greasy, it leaves the skin. It is even a natural protection against the ultra-violet rays that cause sunburn. Work it through dry, damaged hair, treat dry cuticles or even protect your lips. The possibilities are unlimited!