Category: fragrance agents. Recommendation for dipteryx odorata bean extract flavor usage levels up to: not for flavor use. Identity. Top of page. Preferred Scientific Name. Dipteryx odorata (Aubl.) Willd. Preferred Common Name. tonka bean. Other Scientific Names. Dipteryx odorata is a large tree endemic to South America; it is found in Brasil, Bolivia, Colombia, Guyana, French Guyana, Honduras, and Venezuela. It has a.

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You will receive a range of benefits including: Views Read Edit View history. Year ISBN Description The second edition of an excellent guide to the edible uses of plants, though it does not give any details of cultivation etc.

Right plant wrong place. The seed is mixed with rum to make a tincture that is rubbed on snakebite, contusions and rheumatism[ ].

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Dipteryx odorata is an evergreen Tree growing to 30 m 98ft by 20 m 65ft at a medium rate. Publisher Kampong Publications, California. The texture is fine; lustre medium; the grain irregular to often interlocked; no distinctive taste but a faint vanilla-like or rancid odour; a waxy or oily feel is also a characteristic of the wood[ ].

The word eipteryx is taken from the Galibi Carib tongue spoken by natives of French Guiana ; it also appears in Tupi, another language of the same region, as the name of the tree.

Woodruff Asperula odorata has high coumarin content and is sometimes used to flavour alcoholic drinks in Western Europe and the US. Retrieved from ” https: For example, coumarin contributes eipteryx the pleasant smell of fresh dried hay. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. It is an extremely hard and heavy wood, similar to lignum vitae Guaiacum spp.


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The best growth is reached diptery fertile soils rich in humus. The species name is a Latin participle from odor scent and means scented. Succeeds in full sun or light shade[ ].

The somewhat oily nature of the wood and its hardness allow its use for bearings, cogs, shafts, and other uses in place of lignum vitae, where friction wear is a problem.

There are only few spicy recipes that make use of tonka beans, but Italian-style tomato sauce with tonka beans is truly great. Habitats A canopy and emergent tree of dipterx, often beside rivers[]. A few known fungi may cause problems: Spices can also be used to flavour cigarettes, but I have never seen tonka being used for this purpose; instead, vanilla and peppermint dipterryx modest popularity in Europe, osorata clove -flavoured cigarettes kretek are enthusiastically smoked in Indonesia.

The regulations are criticized as ditperyx due to the unlikelihood of consuming enough coumarin to cause ill effects and due to the presence of coumarin in unregulated foods. The most important importing country is the United Stateswhere it is used especially in the tobacco industry.

Plenty in it for both the casual reader and the serious student. Tonka beans had been used as a vanilla substitute, as a perfumeand in tobacco before being banned in some countries. Readable yet also very detailed.

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We are currently updating this section. It has a very diperyx natural color variation and is considered quite durable as it has a rating on the Janka hardness scale. In the past, tonka beans were often odoraa to flavour tobacco for smoking pipes. Dipteryx odorata commonly known as “cumaru” or “kumaru” is a species of flowering tree in the pea family, Fabaceae. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Forest management innovations by small holders in Amazonian logging frontiers.


Ororata abdita, Diatrype ruficarnis, Macrophoma calvuligera and Myiocopron cubense. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. This species is well known locally and generates an important income for rural families, particularly as a buffer in times of hardship.

Until their research, it had been assumed unlikely that any Amazonian tree could live to old age due to the conditions of the rain forest. Odofata tree with unripe fruits www.

Dippteryx seeds have been used in the past to treat whooping cough, but recent research has shown that the aromatic coumarins they contain can have detrimental effects upon the heart and liver, and may also cause cancer[ ]. Available for download from the Internet. See also cassia for coumarin limits in German food laws. This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages.