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Anacleto Del Rosario - Filipino Chemist

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Filipino chemist Anacleto Del Rosario

Filipino chemist Anacleto Del Rosario

Drawing by Mary Bellis from photo

Anacleto Del Rosario:

Filipino chemist, Anacleto Del Rosario won the first prize at the World Fair in Paris in 1881 for his formula for producing a pure kind of alcohol from tuba of a nipa palm. His research also led to the extraction of castor oil from a native plant called palma christi.

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