celery seed oil

celery seed oil

[′sel·rē ‚sēd ‚ȯil]
(materials)
A colorless liquid extracted from celery seeds, containing selinene and apiol.
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The distillate contains enhanced levels of phthalides - the chemicals responsible for the characteristic celery odour - compared with celery seed oil.
Sedanolide, sedanonic anhydride, 3-n-butyl phthalide, and other minor phthalides are reported to be the major constituents of celery seed oil (Lund, 1978).
Flavors and Nonalcoholic beverages: Thin layer and high pressure liquid chromatographic analysis of celery seed oil.