Amazonian Forest ingredients

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Palo Santo (Bursera graveolens)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bursera_graveolens A mystical wood popularly called Holy Wood; Palo Santo is native from South and Central America and belongs to the same family as Frankincense and Myrrh. First reports of its use date from the Inca era where it was reputated for its spiritual and relaxing properties. It is used till today by Shaman all [...]

2017-06-03T07:25:41+01:00By |

Tucuma (Astrocaryum tucuma)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astrocaryum_vulgare A palm tree widely distributed in the amazon, tucuma butter is extracted from its fruit seeds and a great economic resource for the communities. It has great emollient capacity together with a slippery texture providing a highly sensual experience when applied and melt on the skin. Its pleasant faint scent is reminiscent of milky [...]

2017-06-03T07:21:31+01:00By |

Cupuaçu (Theobroma grandiflorum)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cupua%C3%A7u Cupuaçu is a tropical tree from Amazonia relative to Cocoa and a primary food source for natives in the rainforest, its derived butter is rich in phytosterols and polyphenols which improve skins’moisture, elasticity and help fight free radicals caused by exposure to sunlight, pollution and smoke.

2017-06-03T03:56:12+01:00By |

Copal (Protium hepytaphyllum)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copal Also called Breu Branco in Brazil, it is a resin the tree naturally exudes from its trunk as a mean to protect itself against parasites or scratches caused by animals. It is initially a shiny white substance with a rather mineral somewhat spicy scent that dries up and solidifies with time. The shamans from [...]

2017-06-03T03:51:43+01:00By |

Buriti (Mauritia flexuosa)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauritia_flexuosa The Buriti Palm grows in Amazonia and is used by indigenous population to treat sunburns as well as animal bites. It is considered the richest natural source of beta-carotene, one of the most powerful antioxidants, which supports cell renewal and is an excellent natural peeling. It is a potent anti-aging agent thanks to its [...]

2017-06-02T23:37:49+01:00By |

Bacuri (Platonia insignis)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platonia Native from the Amazonian forest in Brazil where the brown and pungent Bacuri Butter is used as traditional remedy and for its very high absorption rate due to its high levels of tripalmitin. NadiaZ is the first brand to valorize this indigenous resource for the making of perfumes, in which it provides an earthy [...]

2017-05-29T21:54:46+01:00By |
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