Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society

, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 87–88

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


  • V. C. Batterson
    • Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas
  • W. M. Potts
    • Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas

DOI: 10.1007/BF02612199

Cite this article as:
Batterson, V.C. & Potts, W.M. J Am Oil Chem Soc (1951) 28: 87. doi:10.1007/BF02612199


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.

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