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carapa, crabwood, Surinam mahogany, West Indian mahogany

A pale to reddish brown wood of South America and Africa; moderately hard and heavy, with straight grain and medium texture; used for general construction and in plywood.
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Among new products in the company's Ekos line is Andiroba shampoo and hair conditioner for dark hair, based on the chemistry of the Andiroba tree, found only in the Brazilian Amazon forest.
Now, new Natura Ekos 100% Amazon contains various combinations of Amazonian oils such as as cupuacu, passion fruit, andiroba, chestnut, cacao and acai.
The Best Natural Homemade Skin & Hair Care Products" features really lovely oils such as monoi oil (a coconut and flower oil that is a staple in beauty and skin regimens in Tahiti), soy oil, nut oils (such as macadamia, almond and peanut), seed oils (such as sesame, hemp, pumpkin seed and flax) and some really beautiful exotic natural oils such as piqui, andiroba, prickly pear seed, tamanu and argan.
uk), with ingredients like seaweed and Amazonian andiroba to drain and tone.
in Shelbyville, KY, says he's seen andiroba veneer that resembles quartered African khaya in color, although the grain and pores also resembled makore.
The shipment, valued at US$191,500, included greenheart, shibadan, mora, andiroba, purpleheart and jatoba lumber.
Natura Ekos formulas contain ingredients such as andiroba, acai, buriti, cocoa, nuts, passion fruit, mate verde, pitanga and ucuuba, which are formulated into a range of products including fragrances, personal cleansers, hair care, skin care and men's grooming.
Beauty Ingredients: Rain forest acai oil, rain forest annato oil, rain forest Brazil nut oil, rain forest buriti oil, rain forest passion fruit oil, rain forest cupuacu butter, rain forest murumuru butter, rain forest copaiba oil, rain forest andiroba oil
Luckily for Brazilians, their counhy is chock full of sustainably sourced ingre-clients such as murumuru, cupuacu, andiroba.
For example J Sabatelli Brazil Cosmetics has combined Amerindian traditions with modern cosmetics technology to create the first anti-aging skin care line infused with seven oils and extracts found in the Brazilian rainforest: Brazil nut, acai, cupuacu, maracuja, buriti, andiroba and pracaxi.
The list includes cupuaca acai berry, capaiba, passion fruit, buriti, bacuri, andiroba, palm oil and palm kernel oil, pacaxi, coconut, ucuuba, murumuru, babacu, and tucuma.
Crescimento, producao de materia seca e acumulo de N, P, K, Ca, Mg e S na parte aerea de mudas de andiroba (Carapa guianensis Aubl.