Journal of the American Oil Chemists Society

, Volume 42, Issue 12, pp 1119–1121 | Cite as

The oxygenated fatty acid of calendula seed oil

  • R. C. Badami
  • L. J. Morris


The seed oil ofCalendula officinalis l. contains a monohydroxy acid amounting to some 5% of its component acids. This acid has been isolated and shown to be D-(+)-9-hydroxy-10,12-octadecadienoic acid, probably 10-trans,12-cis.


Hydroxy Acid Dibasic Acid Dienol Hydroxy Ester Hydrogen Bromide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. C. Badami
    • 1
  • L. J. Morris
    • 1
  1. 1.Brunel College, ActonLondon W.3.England

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