Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2016 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Artisanal Extraction and Traditional Knowledge Associated with Medicinal Use of Crabwood Oil (Carapa guianensis Aublet.) in a Peri-Urban Várzea Environment in the Amazon Estuary

Table 4

Crabwood oil yield calculated according to our results and data found in the literature. The yield was transformed into kg, using an oil density of 0.925 [33].

StudiesLocation/forest typeMode of oil extraction/method of obtaining informationSeeds (kg)Oil (kg)Yield%
(kg of oil/kg of seeds)

Present studyFazendinha PA/várzeaArtisanal/interview11–2.80.9258.5–34
Homma (2003) [45]; Menezes (2005) [7]Tomé-Açu-PA/terra firme (plantation)Artisanal/observation (large-scale production)20–300.9255–3
Mendonça and Ferraz (2007) [8]Amazonas/várzea and terra firmeArtisanal/interviews11–20.9258.5–465
Silva et al. (2010) [19]Flona do Tapajós, PAArtisanal/interviews100.9259
Shanley and Medina (2005) [28] Santarém, PAArtisanal400.9252
Santarém, PAArtisanal402.7757
Cametá, PAArtisanal405.5514
Plowden (2004) [46] Rio Gurupi/terra firme and várzeaArtisanal/interview14.430.9256.5
Oliveira (2011) [47]Tucuruí, PA/terra firmeArtisanal/interview3270439.813.5
Gomes (2010) [33]South of Amapá/várzeaPress (9 tonne)/experiment1000203.220
Gomes (2010) [33]Terra firmePress (9 tonne)/experiment1000158.616
Guedes et al. (2008) [26]Mazagão, AP, várzeaPress (9 tonne)/experiment23

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