Author: Jan Scholten
633.44.13 Euterpe oleracea
English: Acai palm; Cabbage palm; Pallisade palm, Euterpe palm.
Content: alkaloids, arecoline; tenaline.
Culture: used in the East as a masticatory (to chew) for sweetening the breath and hardening the gums; used in marriage and divorce ceremonies; symbol of the home.
Female: high oestrogen levels.