Plum Kernel Oil Profile
Botanical Name- Prunus spp or domestica
Extraction- Expeller Pressed/Unrefined
Shelf life- 2 years recommended
Kosher Certified- No
Notes- Plum kernel oil is also referred to as Prune kernel oil as it comes from dried Plum pits. When Plums are dried they become Prunes. The Prune oil offered by Mountain Rose Herbs is manufactured for food and cosmetic use and it is a fairly stable oil with a nice, round, and sweet aroma.
Odor- Pleasant and nutty/mildly sweet
Free Fatty Acids- 1.07%
Oleic Acid- 68%
Linoleic Acid- 23%
Peroxide Value- 2.5
Saponification Value- 140-160
Vitamin E- 15mg
Specific Gravity- 0.88
Plum Kernel oil is fluid at ambient temperature and is golden in color. Plum Kernel Oil is useful for both cosmetic and culinary applications including. Pressed from pits inside kernels of plums, Plum Kernel Oil has a pleasant scent and flavor that closely resembles almonds. Plum Kernel Oil is most often used in desserts, salad dressings, sauces, on fish, and is drizzled as a finishing accent. It is also naturally rich in Vitamin A, E, oleic acid, linoleic acid, and antioxidants. The feeling on the skin is very soft and plum oil penetrates the skin easily with no greasy residue.
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