babassu nut

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In summary, the oil of Bombacopsis retusa has potential for the same segments of application of oils widespread in northeastern Brazil with added value, such as the babassu nut oil (Orbignya martiniana) and palm oil (Elaeis guianensis).
Although the cerrado isn't as biodiverse as the Amazon, it still boasts more than 1,600 animal species, including the rare black jaguar, the cerrado fox and the maned wolf, and more than 10,000 species of plant are found there, about 45 per cent of which are endemic; ABOVE LEFT, BOTTOM: a migrant charcoal worker stands beside his charcoal burner in Minas Gerais; ABOVE RIGHT: workers take a break from collecting babassu nuts. About 10,000 people, nearly all women, make their living from the oil produced from the babassu coconut.
And in February 2008, a Virgin 757 flying from London to Amsterdam used fuel derived from a blend of Brazilian babassu nuts and coconuts.
The mild daily shampoo, priced from pounds 9.50, contains gentle cleansers derived from coconut and babassu nuts which won't strip your hair, as well as organic plant extracts for a balanced scalp.
In February, a Virgin Atlantic 747 flew from London to Amsterdam using fuel derived from Brazilian babassu nuts and coconuts.