Carapa procera DC. [family MELIACEAE]. Herbarium. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K). Collection. Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa. Resource Type. Carapa parviflora; Carapa touloucouna; Carapa procera; Deinbollia albido- kermensina; Carapa guineensis; Carapa palustris; Zurloa splendens; Carapa. Carapa procera in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service.
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It is in fact varapa re-discovery since this organic oil, with its multiple therapeutic properties, was already in use in the time of the Pharaohs and the Queens of Africa. Our initiative is to join in the conservation of the natural habitat of the Carapa procera, to avoid its destruction by deforestation and create an income substitution to the local populations, who previously obtained their funds from cutting down forests.
Carapa procera – Useful Tropical Plants
This shall in return allow the tribe to continuously assure the delicate balance of a thousand year-old, unique biodiversitywith all its benefits. It is very rare, its density does not exceed a few crapa per hectare and is today limited within the world to some extremely remote regions of West Africa.
Moreover the Carapa procera is in danger of extinction, because unlike Carapa guianensis or grandiflora common speciesthe physico-chemical environment of Carapa procera directly affects its reproductive capacity and therapeutic qualities specific biochemicals.
When the fruit reaches a ripe maturity a kind of big bugit then releases nuts on the ground that look like little chestnuts. Once pressed, the seeds of of Carapa procera produces a very characteristic oil, used for millenniums by African tribes for its numerous virtues.
Found exclusively in our laboratories, the benefits of Carapa procera seed oil are numerous and have been identified by ethno-pharmaceutical research. For its restructuring of the epidermis, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and skin healing properties. The Carapa carxpa is well known for its repairing action of skin lesions. The exceptional efficiency of the skincares of the Mascarene Laboratories lies particulary in the very strong concentration of extra virgin oil of the Carapa procera.
We extract our oil from carefully selected fresh wild fruits, on the procerz of harvest itself, which allows the production of complete products, not degraded by chemicals or conditions and strictly on time transports.
Our natural phyto-care are made from lots of Carapa procera oil, carefully selected species, biotope, genotype, biochemicals specificitywhich guarantee unique therapeutic properties.
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We are actually proud to be the first and only company in the world to have scientifically decoded the molecular specificity of Carapa procera and to have been able to preserve its active ingredients throughout the process of developing our skincares.
The caeapa teams of the Mascarene Laboratories have developed dermo-cosmetic products based on the particular virtues of the wild Carapa procera, especially effective to fight against skin disorders and cutaneous inflammations. Its formula is faithful to the original composition of our millennial ancestors for unprecedented efficiency for natural care. By aligning Science and Nature, all our formulas combine phyto-care wild Carapa procera plants on the other side of the world for unrivaled efficiency.
Carapa procera DC.
Many confuse Carapa procera with other species of common Carapa. The morphological, chemical and molecular differences are listed under the portal of Carapa: Many other references present the most common form known and studied: Isolation of limonoids from seeds of Carapa guianensis Aublet Meliaceae by high-speed countercurrent chromatography. Development of an HPLC method for the determination of tetranortriterpenoids in Carapa guianensis seed oil by experimental design.
J Pharm Biomed Anal. Antiinflammatory effects of natural tetranortriterpenoids isolated from Carapa guianensis Aublet on zymosan-induced arthritis in mice. Subscibe on newsletter Subscibe. Shopping cart No products To be determined Shipping. Product successfully added to your shopping cart.
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Continue shopping Proceed to checkout. The Carapa procera is a species of tree only found in the tropical preserved natural forest. The organic oil of Carapa procera When the fruit reaches a ripe maturity a kind of big bugit then releases nuts on the ground that look like little chestnuts. Carapa procera soins naturels Found exclusively in our laboratories, the benefits of Carapa procera seed oil are numerous and have been identified by ethno-pharmaceutical research.