JustIngredients Trade Quassia Chips
JustIngredients Trade Quassia Chips

Quassia Chips

Product Code: 09QU

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Must be infused in boiling water prior to consumption.

See product specification for further details.


Product: Quassia Chips

Latin Name: Quassia amara syn. Quassia alatifolia, Quassia officinalis, Quassia amargo, Simaroube officinale, Picrasma excelsa.

Plant Family: Simaroubaceae

Other Names: Bitterwood, Jamaica Quassia, Bitter Ash, Surinam Wood, Amargo, Kwassi, Pau Amarelo, Pau Quassia, Bitterholz, Gorzkla & Pao Tariri.

Description: Quassia is a deciduous tree native to the tropical regions of the America and the Caribbean. It reaches a height of 15-30 metres, the leaves are opposite, pinnate with short stalks with approximately 5-7 oblanceolate leaflets 2-11cm in length, glossy, dark green in colour with purple stem and leaf mid ribs. The flowers form panicles approximately 15-25 cm in length, they are deep pink to magenta in colour on the outside and pale pink to white on the inside, each individual inflorescence is 2-5 cm in length.

For ingredient and allergen information, please see the product specification, available to download from the technical tab


The bark is used in the food industry for its bitter qualities; it is also used in the cosmetics industry in the manufacture of shampoos for head lice. An infusion of the wood can be made and used as an insecticidal spray in the garden.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

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Allergen Statement

JustIngredients Limited supplies a range of products that are internationally sourced from approved suppliers. Information is gathered from all suppliers to enhance knowledge of the product and supplier handling procedures.

The following products which are or contain allergens may be handled by approved suppliers on behalf of JustIngredients Limited; Cereals containing gluten (wheat, rye, barley, oats, spelt, kamut and their hybrid strains), Peanuts, Soybeans, Nuts, Celery, Mustard, Milk and dairy products, Sesame seeds, Products containing sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10mg/kg or 10mg/litre expressed as sulphur dioxide.

Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, however no guarantees are given that our ingredients are totally free of traces in the products supplied. If in doubt, please email technical@justingredients.co.uk.

Delivery Information

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  • Non-bulk items on orders placed before 4pm (Monday to Friday) will be dispatched the same day; orders placed after 4pm (or on the weekend) will be dispatched the following working day.
  • Bulk items on orders will be dispatched within 2 workings days.

Bulk items (goods over 1kg in weight) and non bulk items (goods 1kg or below in weight) are delivered separately.

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