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Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society

, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 87-88

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The analysis and characterization of the oil from the seed of stillingia sylvatica

  • V. C. BattersonAffiliated withAgricultural and Mechanical College of Texas
  • , W. M. PottsAffiliated withAgricultural and Mechanical College of Texas

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Summary

The characteristics and composition of the oil characterize it as a drying oil. Its high iodine value indicates that it may be suitably used for paints and varnishes and other products requiring a drying oil. The oil dried readily when spread on a glass plate in from 4–6 hours.