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

  • V. C. Batterson
  • W. M. Potts


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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© The American Oil Chemists’ Society 1951

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. C. Batterson
    • 1
  • W. M. Potts
    • 1
  1. 1.Agricultural and Mechanical College of TexasCollege Station

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