stillingia oil


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stillingia oil

[stə′lin·jē·ə ‚ȯil]
(materials)
A combustible, toxic, pale-yellow drying oil with a linseed-oil scent and a mustard taste, derived from tallow tree seeds; used in lubricants, candles, textile dressing, and soap. Also known as tallow-seed oil.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The outer covering of tallow tree seed contains solid fat, while the kernel part contains a special drying oil called Stillingia oil thus, making it a rich source of vegetable oil and protein food.
Yan, "Physicochemical properties of stillingia oil: feasibility for biodiesel production by enzyme transesterification," Industrial Crops and Products, vol.
It has been planted in several areas of the world as an ornamental and for the production of vegetable tallow and stillingia oil from its fruits (Kahn et al.