BURITI OIL (Mauritia Flexuosa Fruit Oil) - BCE1518, BCE1053
GRADES: Refined, Organic refined.
According to the Brazilian language and the naturalist Humbolt, BURIT means “life tree”.
Buriti, one of the biggest trees in the Amazonia region (robust palm that may attain 30 m in height).
Pulp of the fruit used for the preparation of juice, ice cream and sweets.
Used medicinally as a cure for diarrhoea by indigenous populations.
Pulp : important source of proteins, vitamins (vit. C and pro-vit. A).
Oil extracted from the pulp: rich in carotenoids, pro-vit.A and oleic acid.