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Plant Details

:Common Name
Bixa orellana
:Scientific Name
Bixa orellana

Achiote (Bixa orellana) is a shrub or small tree originating from the tropical region of the Americas. North, Central and South American natives, also planted in India originally used the seeds to make red body paint and lipstick. For this reason, the achiote is sometimes called the lipstick tree.

: Details
The tree is best known as the source of annatto, a natural orange-red condiment (also called

Essential Oils

Serial No.Essential Oil Name
1Bixa orellana essential oil

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