Americas - Bocoa

STOP NO. : The Amazon

Firm advantage.

NAME: Bocoa
LATIN NAME: Bocoa prouacensis
LOCATION: The Amazon
TYPE: Tree
PART(S) USED: Bark and Wood

Amazonian beauty secret

Bocoa or “ironwood” is a tree from the Amazon rainforest that is characterized by its longevity and the exceptional solidity of its wood. In Guyana, the Saramakas believe the Bocoa tree has magical powers, and use its leaves and bark in “strength baths” for their invigorating properties.

Beauty Benefits

Bocoa extract is used in cosmetics to promote and protect skin firmness.

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