What is Grade A Shea Butter?
Premium Grade A is the best of the 100% pure Shea Butters. Premium Grade A is capable of addressing all the conditions mentioned in 21 reasons to use Shea Butter.
The grading scale has been established by the American Shea Butter Institute in an effort to provide uniformity in an industry heretofore lacking any means of quality control or standards. The scale is based on scientific evaluation of nonsoponifiables times the Vitamin A content divided by the percentage of free fatty acids times the peroxide count.