A South American tree in the Lecythidaceae family.  True to their name, Brazil nuts are popular in Venezuela, Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Bolivia.  A great source of several vitamins and minerals, oil extracts from Brazil nuts aren’t used primarily for food, but also for metal clockwork lubricants, artists’ paint and in the cosmetics industry. Though Brazil nut timbre is of excellent quality, logging it is extensively prohibited by law.

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