EllaÍs Tree Shea Nut Oil is an expeller-pressed fractionated oil obtained from the seeds of African Karite trees in Ghana. During the expeller process for the butter, a small amount of fractionated liquid oil is extracted directly from the nut. Shea Nut oil is rich in oleic and stearic essential fatty acids and vitamin E. Shea Nut Oil gives you all of the moisturising benefits of shea butter without the need to melt it down making it ideal for nourishing and moisturising your hair, scalp and skin. It contains antifungal and antibacterial properties therefore gives the hair freshness, brilliance and luster. Due to its fast absorption into the skin, it makes the skin appear youthful and radiant and the hair healthy and lustrous without any greasy residue.