Tahur East African Shea Butter

Tahur East African Shea Butter


Discover the amazing, rich and creamy properties of this beautiful shea butter found only in secluded areas of East Africa. Silky and soft, this butter luxuriously caresses delicate facial skin and melts into the body providing gentle healing and nourishment. Sustainably collected and naturally extracted under the careful guidance of a Ugandan Women’s Cooperative, this butter is unrefined, pure, and natural.


All Tahur Essentials are handmade fresh to order in small batches using high quality, sustainably grown ingredients. Our recyclable glass jar is environmentally friendly, and helps to guard against the possibility of the leeching of toxins that may occur with plastic containers.

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Shea Nilotica is a chemical free wonder cream, rich in olein, vitamins A &E, non-saponifiables, and unique fatty acids.  A non-comedogenic butter that is gentle and non-clogging, Shea Nilotica is soft, subtle, and not very waxy. 

Shea Nilotica is gentle on facial and sensitive skin.  It is easy to spread, and perfect for the eye area, on nails, cuticles, hands, hair, and feet.

Our Shea Nilotica (east African Shea Butter, aka Vitellaria Nilotica), is highly nourishing and remarkably effective in healing dry and cracked skin, eczema, psoriasis, and sun damaged skin. It has the ability to moisturize and retain the elasticity of the skin, as well as provide protection against harsh weather conditions.

Our East African Shea Butter is produced in Northern Uganda by a Ugandan Women’s Cooperative, is sustainably collected, and traded fairly.