Grapefruit seed oil
An oil expressed from the seeds of grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) usually collected from citrus canning plants. The dark oil is used as a lubricant for leather and textile fibers.
Synonyms and Related Terms
pomelo seed oil; totonja; pamplemousse; Citrus paradisi
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Thomas Gregory, The Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942
- Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
- Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "grapefruit." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2004. Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service. 29 Oct. 2004 .