Buri seed round 8mm dyed red. Buri Seeds come from buri palm that is considered the largest of the Philippine palms. The kernels of the fruits are edible and are used in desserts. As any other vegetation, buri palm has its share of medicinal use. Mature seeds are used for rosary beads and buttons. Beads come in its natural state with brown skin or skinned into white polished beads where it can be dyed into different colors.