Spiritually important to Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists & Jainist (est. 38% world population).
Used in funeral pyres to show the social status of deceased.
Cosmetics & Aromatherapy – oils & nut oils
Used in body moisturisers, face cream, sun screen, anti-aging, skin cleansers & soaps. Increasing concern with toxicity in cosmetics driving strong demand for natural ingredients.
Pharmaceutical – oils & nut oils
Unique anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, antibacterial and healing properties are under study. As certified plantation timber becomes available we are seeing an increase in interest from the pharmaceutical and cosmeceutical sectors.