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Tomato seed oil

Tomato seed oil is the vegetable oil that has been obtained from the seed of tomatoes which is found along with pulp. The smoking point is 260 degrees. In 1914, the possibility of oil extraction...

Nutmeg butter facts and usage

Nutmeg butter is being extracted from nutmegs. It is a semi-solid which is reddish brown in color having the smell and taste of nutmeg. About 75 percent is trimyristin in nutmeg butter that could...

Poppyseed oil facts and benefits

Poppy seed was cultivated widely in Eurasia. The world's production for poppyseed oil occurs in Germany and France. From 1900-1911, it was used to dress salads and to enhance the taste of stored seeds...

Cocoa bean

The beans which have been derived from the Cocoa tree are called Cocoa beans. The other common names for Cocoa bean are Cocoa, Cacao and Cacao bean. It is used to extract cocoa butter...

Palm Oil facts and benefits

Palm oil also known as Red palm oil is a strong, savory and earthy tasting vegetable oil which is derived from the palm fruit of Elaeis guineensis. It is often used for cooking purposes....

Tea seed oil

Tea seed oil may refer to edible oil (also known as Camellia oil, Oil-seed Camellia, Tea Oil Camellia) is produced from the seeds of Camellia oleifera. It has high smoke point upto 252 °C...

Shea nut oil facts and benefits

Shea nut oil is the white colored fat compressed from the nuts of Shea tree named as Vitellaria paradoxa. Mostly it is used as a salve, moisturizer and lotion in cosmetics. It is also...

Cocoa butter

Cocoa butter is the pale yellow vegetable fat extracted from the beans of cocoa. It is widely used in cosmetics as lotions, creams, soaps and toiletry items. Cocoa butter is edible and used for...

Safflower oil uses and health benefits

Safflower oil is the oil compressed from the seeds of safflower (Carthamus tinctorius). Safflower is an herbaceous and thistle likes plant which is usually planted to extract the oil from its seeds. Safflower oil...

Mayonnaise

The thick and creamy sauce which is made up of egg yolks, vinegar or lemon juice, oil as well as seasonings is known as mayonnaise. When the mixture is whisked rapidly, the oil is...