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  • Aceituno is an evergreen tree that is native to El Salvador in Central America. The plant produces brown-colored oval shaped seeds that contain kernels with 60% fat.

    --Basil S. Kamel and Yukio Kakuda, 2007, "Fatty acids in fruits and fruit products" inChing Kuang Chow (ed.), Fatty Acids in Foods and Their Health Implications, 3rd edition, p. 282

    October 27, 2008

  • I have just learned that there are 200 kilos of glaucarubin as finished product at Cherokee. Further, there is a very large supply of aceituno meal, which yields this active principle, also at Cherokee.

    --Leslie R. Landrum, 1986, The Life and Botanical Accomplishments of Boris Alexander Krukoff (1898-1983), p. 51

    October 27, 2008