Carob pod oil

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Carob pod oil (Algaroba oil) is an edible oil pressed from carob seed pods, used medicinally.[1]

Carob seed pods, used to make carob pod oil.

The fatty acid composition of carob pod oil is:[2]

Fatty acid Percentage
Palmitic 14.2%
Stearic 3.0%
Oleic 38.5%
Linoleic 43.6%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carob@Everything2.com". Retrieved 2010-06-03. 
  2. ^ María P Maza, Rosario Zamora, Manuel Alaiz, Francisco J Hidalgo, Francisco Millán, Eduardo Vioque (1989). "Carob bean germ seed (Ceratonia siliqua): Study of the oil and proteins". Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture (Institute de la Grasa y sus Derivados (CSIC), Apartado 1078, 41012-Sevilla, Spain: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd) 46 (4): 495–502. doi:10.1002/jsfa.2740460411. Retrieved 2010-06-03.