Carapa is a genus in the mahogany family Meliaceae. The c. 25 species become medium-sized to large trees to 30 m tall, occurring in tropical South America and Africa; common names for include Andiroba and Crabwood.
US Patent Issued to Liquid Innovators on Oct. 1 for "Topical Composition Containing Carapa (Andiroba) Oil for Psoriasis and Other Related Dermatological Disorders" (Connecticut Inventors)
Oct 01, 2013; ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 1 -- United States Patent no. 8,545,904, issued on Oct. 1, was assigned to Liquid Innovators LLC...