Grapefruit seed oil

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Description

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

Melting Point -10
Density 0.92

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 .