Pequi oil

Pequi oil Popularity

TOTAL MENTIONS
Since: 21.04.2017
109
Mentions Data
Oil ranking Pequi oil Elaborations 47 / 92

Mentions evolution

Last mentions

Pequi oil Description

Type
Oil Geographical scope
Oil Tags reference

Pequi oil is a seed oil, extracted from the seeds of the Caryocar brasiliense, which is native to Brazil. The pale yellow mesocarp oil is extracted and used directly as a cooking oil. In Brazil, there are projects among indigenous people groups to develop pequi oil production as a means of economic development.

Pequi oil contains 44.2% palmitic and 51.7% oleic acid, with linolenic and stearic acids in much smaller amounts.

Related wiki articles