African Palm (Palma Africana)

Palma Africana

Palma Africana is Spanish for African Palm.  The seed pulp is very popular in many vegetable oil and soap and perfume products we likely have in our one homes. However, the mono-culture plantations do not allow for diversified plant systems and the  emissions for the extraction of the oil produces a horrible toxin into the environment so it’s not something you want to grow if you care about the planet. However, it’s actually possible to grow this plant in an ecologically sustainable way as the Country of Ecuador has been able to accomplish.