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Table 3 Comparison of chemical characteristics of Moringa oleifera oil with some vegetable oils

From: Promising features of Moringa oleifera oil: recent updates and perspectives

Parameter MOO SBO CO SFO P. Olein PO
FFA % 0.16 0.88 0.35 0.31 0.08 0.08
Moisture 0.17 0.18 0.15 0.19 0.11 0.14
*Colour 1.0 + 10 3.5 + 35 3.2 + 33 1.3 + 13 1.2 + 12 1.0 + 10
RI@40 °C 1.452 1.467 1.462 1.473 1.457 1.452
Sap. Value 192 189 195 192 191 194
USM 1.28 1.21 1.24 1.31 0.67 0.62
IV 65.7 133.7 114.5 121.8 56.2 53.1
PV 0.24 1.8 1.5 2.34 0.27 0.21
Reference [4] [56] [52] [60] [15] [15]
  1. MOO Moringa oleifera Oil, FFA Free Fatty Acids, Sap. Value Saponification Value, USM Unsaponifiable Matter, IV Iodine Value, PV Peroxide Value, SBO Soybean Oil CO: Canola Oil, SFO Sunflower Oil, P. Olein Palm Olein, PO Palm Oil
  2. *Lovibond Tintometer Scale (Red + Yellow) 1” Quartz Cell