Linseed Oil

Linseed Oil

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Linseed is a plant grown in the cold region of the world. It is Native to the Mediterranean, Middle East, and India. Linseed is known as a fiber and food crop. AOS Products is one of the Biggest Linseed Oil Manufacturers, Suppliers, and Exporters in India. We offer 100% Pure Oil as per Food, Cosmetic and Pharma Grade. Visit our Registered certificates page and look at our ISO 9001:2015, GMP, HACCP, HALAL and ISO 22000:2018, Kosher, and more. Check here the specifications, and if you have any queries, Contact Us.

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Linseed Oil BP, IP, USP Grade (British, Indian and United State Pharmacopeia):
This impressive oil has been used since neolithic times since 6000 years ago. The ancient Egyptians used to wrap mummies in linen made from flax. Linseed and flax are the members of the same family, Linum Usitatissimum. Both plants have been used for thousands of years.

Know Specification Of the Oil:

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

 

Product

LINSEED OIL

Botanical source

Linum Usitatissimum

Family

Linaceae

Part of the plant used

Seeds

CAS NO.

8001-26-1

Appearance

Fluid liquid

Color

Clear yellow to brownish yellow on air exposure turns dark &

 

Gradually thickens. When cooled becomes a soft mass

 

 

PHYSIO-CHEMICAL PROPERTIES-

 

relative density

0.769 to 0.988

Refractive Index

Between 1.256 to 1545

Solubility

Very slightly soluble in ethanol,miscible with light petroleum

Storage

Well fitted container, in cool and dark place

 

 

IDENTIFICATION

 

A. TLC

Meets the requirement

B. Iodine value

Meets the requirement

C. Composition of fatty acids

Meets the requirement

 

 

Acid value

0.01 to 4.9

Iodine value

140 to 260

Peroxide value

2 to 25

Saponification value

150 to 250

Fatty oils & Resinified oils

As per standard


Industrial Applications:
Linseed oil can be used as a drying oil vehicle in paints, lacquers, varnishes, and enamels. Linoleum, oilcloth, oil clothing, tenting, tarpaulins, textiles, patent leather, printing inks, soap (Other Essential oil for Soap), and shoe polish.

EXTRACTION PROCESS (How to Make):
This oil is obtained by cold pressed method from the seed of Linseed. Raw Linseed oil is also known as Flax-seed oil.

ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION:
Alluvial Soil is best suited for growth of flax-seeds.Soil should be rich in organic matter for better growth. Good quality growth of flax seeds requires the application of pesticides & fertilizers. The yield production of Linseed is also affected by environmental factors. High temperature is more suitable for the growth of flax seed.

Linseed oil Uses & Benefits
Pharmaceutical Uses:

• It is used in the formulation of various medicines.
• It is very helpful in treating digestive disorders like IBS, constipation, colon damage, large Intestine problems, flatulence, enteritis, and many other related disorders.
Linseed Oil is used in rheumatism, arthritis and malaria.
• It helps in bone strengthening, cures breast cancer, and aids in sore throat & cough.
• High content of alpha linolic acid in Flax Seed Oil is a very good source to cure heart-related disorders like arterial blockage, hypertension, etc.
• This oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acid, fiber, and protein.It helps in reducing weight.
• It may help reduce cancer cell growth.
• This surprising oil improves the elasticity of the arteries, which aids in heart health, reduces inflammation, and lowers blood pressure.

Cosmetics Uses:
• It is used in various cosmetics products like personal care skin products, cleansing products & bath products.
• The oil of linseed works as a miscellaneous skin conditioning agent
• It has high fatty unsaturated fatty acids, therefore helping in moisturizing, softening, and nourishing the skin.
• It is a good source for dry, rough, flaky, and irritated skin.
• This oil speed up the healing of minor skin injuries and cuts.
• It strengthens the nails, and softens the cuticles and skin of the hands.
• It has anti-inflammatory, regenerative, and wound-healing properties.

Food and Flavoring -
• As Linseed Oil is mild and creamy it tastes delicious in many traditional recipes.
• It is drizzled over salad dressings, sometimes it is used in making boiled vegetables.
• It is used to add flavor to baked bread.
• It helps to lower cholesterol levels.
• Aids in weight loss
• Incorporated into dips and sauces.

Main Components of Linseed Oil:
The main constituents of this oil are Oleic acid, Palmitic acid, Palmitoleic acid, Stearic acid, Linoleic acid, linolenic acid.

SAFETY AND PRECAUTIONS:
Eye Contact:

-eye contact should be avoided. It can cause irritation in the eyes. If comes in contact with this oil, wash the eyes with fresh cold water and consult a physician.
Skin Contact:
If it causes skin irritation or itching, wash the affected area with soap and water, consult the physician.
Avoid inhalation
Avoid ingestion
Use the linseed oil under-ventilated conditions.

STORAGE:
Keep away from any source of ignition and heat. Empty containers of oil may also risk a fire.
Store the oil in a cool & dark place temperature below 25 °

TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION:
linseed oil is slightly hazardous in case of direct contact.
It may also cause respiratory tract irritation and mucus membrane irritation.

Linseed Oil Where to Buy?
We AOS Company are working for the last 11 years as a trusted linseed oil manufacturer, we supply a wide range of this carrier oil from 25 kg minimum to 500 kg and above so we are working with 95 countries (Including India and the Middle East, Far East, Latin America, South Africa, Vietnam, Malaysia, Dubai, Singapore and so on) Consistently recognized as a Trusted Exporter and Supplier. So if you want to buy in bulk quantity, you can write to us directly. We manufacture this oil as per Pharma, Cosmetic, and Food grade which are of high quality and 100% pure. Thank you.

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