What Are Some Shea Butter Recipes?


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To make whipped shea body butter, melt the shea butter in a double boiler. If desired, add an equal amount of cocoa butter. Add some coconut oil to the melted butters and mix. Let cool slightly. Add a small amount of jojoba or olive oil and whip for 10 minutes.

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Essential oils, such as lavender or citrus, can be added to the whipped shea butter to add a fragrance. Store the whipped butter at room temperature.

Shea butter is a rich creamy substance extracted from the nut of the African shea tree. It is commonly used in body moisturizing creams and lotions.

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