Rice oil

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Mature rice


A clear, colorless, Nondrying oil extracted from ground Rice kernels. Rice oil is extracted with cold Hexane, then the process is repeated with hot hexane to obtain Rice wax. Rice oil is used for cooling and as a Lubricant. It is resistant to Oxidation and spoilage.

Synonyms and Related Terms

rice bran oil; huile de riz (Fr.); aceite de arroz (Esp.); olio di riso (It)

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 670

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