**SHEA BUTTER: Benefits, Side Effects, Uses, Dosage, Warnings?** The shea tree , also Sheanussbaum , shea butter tree called or African butter tree ( Vitellaria paradoxa , syn. : Bassia parkii G.Don, Butyrospermum paradoxum . (CFGaertn) Hepper , Butyrospermum parkii (G.Don) Kotschy),  is the only species of ... the achievements of L'Occitane founder, on which he is most proud. A wonderful story, where you can participate, even if you succumb to the magic of Karitébaums!