This butter is formulated to address dermatitis such as eczema. Shea butter is the primary ingredient in the body butters. Shea butter comes from the nut of the Karite tree that is indigenous to Africa. Raw, unrefined Shea butter contains vitamins and minerals such as vitamins A and E, as well as essential fatty acids. It has been used for centuries for its moisturizing, anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties. Shea Butter is known for improving a number of skins conditions, including blemishes, wrinkles, eczema, and dermatitis. All ingredients are natural. No chemical, dyes or fragrances are added. All ingredients are from a tree, herb, flower or fruit. The Shea butter used in my products is unrefined which mean is has been keep as close to its natural state as possible to maintain the healing properties. It is also Fair Trade.