Mahogany

Scientific Name: Swietenia macrophylla King

Family Name: Meliaceae

Facts: 

Mahogany wood is highly prized for its durability, attractive reddish-brown color, and resistance to decay. It is known for its fine grain, which makes it suitable for high-quality furniture, musical instruments, and boat building.

Big-leaf mahogany grows fruit called “sky-fruit.” This is because of the orientation of capsules toward the sky. The root system of the mahogany is very strong so it stabilizes the soil and prevents erosion.

Some health benefits of Mahonay includes the control of blood sugar, boost fertility, improves health health, can treat hypertension and boosts immune system