Copernicia cerifera

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Noun1.Copernicia cerifera - Brazilian fan palm having an edible rootCopernicia cerifera - Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax
fan palm - palm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves
Copernicia, genus Copernicia - slow-growing tropical fan palms
carnauba, carnauba wax - hard yellowish to brownish wax from leaves of the carnauba palm used especially in floor waxes and polishes
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Several studies have demonstrated the effect of medicinal plants that have shown to be promising in monitoring glycemia, including Cnidoscolus chayamansa, Allium cepa, Psidium guajava, Panax ginseng, Phaseolus vulgaris, Passiflora Glandulosa, and Copernicia cerifera (13-19).
To create a special formula gentle enough for use on the face and body of infants, toddlers and children, priority has been given to ingredients of natural origin, such as carnauba wax rived from Copernicia Cerifera palm leaves, which gives the balm its rich texture.