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Product name: Baobab;.
PRODUCT NO: LPS BO/1
Botanical name: Adansonia digitata
Synonyms: “Thousand year old tree”
Form: Baobab trees grow in semi arid regions of Africa. They have a huge
trunk up to 20 metres in circumference and produce huge pod shaped fruits
150 mm in length with around 100 bean-sized seeds.
Plant part used: Fruit pulp, seed and leaves
Country of origin: Uganda
Conservation status: No restrictions
Dried fruit powder
Dried leaves and stems
Cold pressed filtered Oil, clear, yellow with slight nutty odour. Specific gravity
Active Ingredients: Palmitic fatty acid (circa 22%), Oleic fatty acid (circa
36%) and Linoleic fatty acid (circa 30%) Vitamin C, Antioxidants
Therapeutic use: The bark is traditionally used as an anti-malarial, for
dysentery and leaves against abdominal colic, urinary disorders and a
poultice for skin wound. A cold pressed oil is used in cosmetics and vitamin
rich juices are made with the fruit powder.
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