The nuts are edible and are tasty. Perfect for cocktails.
Medicinal and other uses:
a. A tea made of the bark and leaves can be taken for diarrhea, indigestion, stomach pains, bowel disorder and dysentery.
b. The oil of the seeds of the cashew removes warts, corns and freckles.
c. The shells soaked in water make a good insecticide that can spray on plant
This plant and nuts can be special order from islandherbsandspices.com
Credit: LMH Dictionary of Jamaican Herbs
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