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    The Geographical Origins of Jagua

    February 21st, 2008

    Genipa Americana is known by many different names throughout the many different regions of Central and South America. Some of the most popular names are jagua, huito, jenipapo Click Here for more local names for Genipa Americana.

    Jagua fruits destined for body adornment are harvested when they are unripe and very firm. Traditionally the seeds from the fruit are ground up and the liquid is then used to paint directly onto the skin. The exact process Read the full article »

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    Traditional Jagua Body Art History.

    February 21st, 2008

    It is most likely because of the many highly valued ethnobotanical uses that this fruiting tree is so well dispersed throughout all of tropical and Sub tropical Central and South America.

    No one can say exactly how long Jagua Body painting has been carried out by the indigenous people of the Amazon and Read the full article »

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