Olive oil (updated)

Olive oil is a great addition to your collection of oils. With 55 to 83% oleic acid (C18:1), 4 to 21% linoleic acid (C18:2), 1% linolenic acid (C18:3), 10.5% palmitic acid (C16), and 2.6% stearic acid (C18), it offers the best of all worlds in one oil. Extra virgin olive oil is obtain through purely…...

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Oleic acid (updated)

Oleic acid (C18:1) is another fatty acid that shows up a lot in the oils we use in lotion making. It is found in olive oil at really high rates (78%) and high oleic sunflower oil (74%). It has only the one double bond, so it has a longer shelf life than those oils with…...

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