After bathing they anoint themselves with the oil from the butter tree.
The seeds of B. butyracea, the Indian butter tree, yield a butter-like substance, which makes good soap.
In the central portions of Africa a most remarkable three, called the butter tree, is found.
I was next employed in collecting the fruit of a species of bassia, or what I should call a butter tree.
These steamers carry on an exchange of European goods for ivory, palm oil, and butter from the olivelike seeds of the butter tree.