What is CARNAUBA?

The root of Corypha cerifera, a wax-producing palm-tree of tropical America. It is used in Brazil as an alterative and resembles sarsaparilla in its properties. Dose of the fld. ext. rrxxx-3 j. C. Wax, obtained from the leaves of the carnauba-palm, Copernicia cerifera, of Brazil. Its specific gravity is.999 and its melting- point 185

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