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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Bertholletia excelsa?
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Here is some basic information about Bertholletia excelsa and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Bertholletia excelsa.


Bertholletia excelsa basic info
Scientific Name: Bertholletia excelsa Humb. & Bonpl..
Family: Lecythidaceae.
Genus: Bertholletia.
Common names in English: Brazilnut-tree, creamnut, Paranut.
For common names of Bertholletia excelsa in different languages - See link
Description: The Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa) is a South American tree in the family Lecythidaceae, and also the name of the tree's commercially harvested edible seed. - for more info about Bertholletia excelsa See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Bertholletia excelsa
  • Repellant(Insect)
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link


Bertholletia excelsa in other websites
Bertholletia excelsa common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Bertholletia excelsa - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Bertholletia excelsa - See link.


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