While adding Shea butter to lotions and creams, gently warm it so that its texture grts fully amalgamated into the final product. In its unrefined state, the Cocoa butter contains natural sediments which appear when the butter is melted. Hence, straining the end product through Muslin cloth is recommended for the product being formulated. In soaps however, the straining may not be required. For addition in soaps take One Tablespoon per Pound.