|Java Almond Quick Facts|
|Scientific Name:||Canarium vulgare|
|Origin||Eastern Malaysia, Papua, Papua New Guinea (Morobe) and Indonesia – Alor, Nusa Tenggara Timor (Eastern Lesser Sunda Islands) and Maluku (Moluccas).|
It is used to treat cold, gonorrhea, gastrosis, immunodepression, rheumatism, ulcer and sores.
- Kernels are consumed raw, baked, roasted or smoked.
- In Sri Lanka, kernels are consumed as dessert nut and made into bread in Celebes.
- In Malaysia, crushed nuts are sprinkled over cakes.
- Kernel oil is used as emulsion as an artificial milk for feeding infants.