Shea butter is a yellowish fat obtained from the nut of the African shea tree. It has been used for thousands of years to protect, heal, and moisturize the skin. Great for those prone to skin sensitives including Psoriasis, Eczema, Dermatitis and more! For those who dislike lotion due to texture and leftover residue, you will be in love with shea butter! Mothers love this product because it is safe for babies who have sensitive skin, eczema, diaper rash, heat rash, or even nursing.