Linseed Oil

Linseed Oil

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Linseed is grown in cooler part of the world; it is Native to Mediterranean, Middle East and India. Linseed is known as a fiber and food crop. We are largest manufacturer and exporter of 100% pure Linseed oil in India. We export linseed oil to 95+ countries. We are a certified manufacturer from ISO 9001:2015, GMP, HACCP, HALAL and ISO 22000:2018, Kosher, and more. Visit our product page, Know specifications, Check our Worldwide Registered Business Certificate and if you have any queries, Contact Us

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Linseed Oil BP:
Linseed 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. These both plants have been used for thousands of years.

Linseed Oil Specifications:

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

 

Product

LINSEED OIL

Botanical source

LinumUsitatissimum

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

EXTRACTION PROCESS:
Linseed oil is obtained by cold pressed method from seed of Linseed. Raw Linseed oil is also known as Flax-seed oil.

ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION:
Alluvial Soil is best suited for growth of flaxseeds.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 effected by the 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.
• It is used in rheumatism, arthritis and malaria.
• It helps in bone strengthening, cure of breast cancer, 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.
• Linseed oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acid, fibre and protein.It helps in reducing weight.
• It may help reducing cancer cell growth.
• Linseed oil improves the elasticity of the arteries, which aids in heart health, reduces inflammation and lowers the blood pressure.

Cosmetics Uses:
• It is used in various cosmetics products like personal care skin products, cleansing products & bath products.
• Linseed oil works as miscellaneous skin conditioning agent
• It has high fatty unsaturated fatty acids, therefore helps in moisturizing, softening and nourishing the skin.
• It is a good source for dry,rough,flaky and irritated skin.
• Linseed oil speed up the healing of minor skin injuries and cuts.
• It strengthens the nails, 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, sometime 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 Linseed 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 fire.
Store the oil in 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 Products work as a brand name in India and reputed Linseed Oil Manufacturers, we offer wide range of carrier Oil, so we also deals as exporters and suppliers with 95+ countries. If you are looking to buy in bulk quantity, you can contact us directly. We manufacture high Quality and 100% Pure oils as per pharma, cosmetic and food grade.

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