Brazil is the fifth-largest country in the world. Previously inhabited largely by Tupi and Guarani peoples, Brazil was colonized by the Portuguese, who imported large numbers of slaves from West Africa to work on sugar plantations. The country was proclaimed an independent empire in 1822, becoming a republic after the overthrow of the monarchy in 1889
- The tree is Bertholletia excelsa, family Lecythidaceae
- Other foods to stay clear of are tree nuts (such as almonds, cashews, Brazils, hazelnuts and walnuts), sesame seeds, fish, shellfish, eggs and dairy produce.
- Nut and raisin mixes (homemade with unsalted cashews, hazelnuts, Brazils, pecans and a few chocolate chips to make it more exciting) are filling snacks.
- Almonds, walnuts, cashews and Brazils are widely used in many foods.
- The timber is obtained from several tropical trees of the genus Caesalpinia, family Leguminosae
- Many were impossible for Huguette to do by herself, such as the engraving of a cross in rock-hard Brazil wood or the levitation of crosses and relics by invisible means.
- Brazil wood is great to reduce sugar in the blood and remove gallstones from the kidneys.