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Definition of the noun walnut oil

What does walnut oil mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. oil from walnuts
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic terms: oil / vegetable oil = any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
    • substance of: English walnut = nut with a wrinkled two-lobed seed and hard but relatively thin shell

Explanation

Walnut oil is oil extracted from English walnuts. Each 100.0g of oil provides about 63.3g polyunsaturated fatty acids, 22.8g monounsaturated fats, and 9.1g saturated fats. It contains no cholesterol. It is about 22.2% monounsaturated oleic acid, an omega-9 fatty acid, 52.9% linoleic acid, an essential polyunsaturated omega-6 fatty acid, and 10.4% alpha linolenic acid, which supplies the body with needed omega-3 fatty acids, another form of polyunsaturated fatty acid essential to human nutrition.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Walnut oil

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Google previewThe Complete Encyclopedia of Natural Healing (2005)

by Gary Null

Most autistic children can benefit from a multivitamin and from essential fatty acids, found in flaxseed oil, fish oil, primrose oil, sesame seed oil, almond oil and walnut oil. It is important to remember that children need smaller doses of nutrients ...

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

butternut lemon walnut oil nut whitewalnut Juglans nigra ...

Google previewSkin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary (2014)

by M. Varinia Michalun, Joseph C. DiNardo

walnut oil—hydrating, toning, anti-inflammatory, nourishing, and emollient. Walnut oil can help maintain skin suppleness. Its constituents include vitamin e, oleic acid, linolenic acid, and a high percentage ...

Google previewThe Natural Health Dictionary (2011)

Your comprehensive A-to Z guide for healing with herbs, nutrition, supplements, and secret remedies by DR. MAO SHING NI

Walnut oil, a delicious but pricey foodstuff, is usually used in salad dressings. Throughout time, the walnut tree has been revered for its notably long life span and its uses as food, medicine, dye, shelter, and lamp oil. The English walnut that we ...

Google previewA General Commercial Dictionary ... Second edition, with ... alterations and additions by W. Dickinson (1823)

by Thomas MORTIMER (Vice-Consul for the Austrian Netherlands.), William DICKINSON (of London.)

Walnut Oil. See Oil. Walnuts. See Nuts. Warehoused Goods. For a list of those goods which may be wnrehoused, or otherwise secured on importation into Great Britain, TABLE (A.)—1NWARDS. Duty. Drawback.

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients, 7th Edition (2009)

Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients Found in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter

WALNUT OIL ingredient. Chastebcrry has been used since ancient times as a female remedy. One ofits properties was to reduce sexual desire. and it is recorded that Roman wives whose linsbands were abroad with the legions spread the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

Walnut oil, from the fruit of juglans regia. 8. Hemp oil, from the seeds of cannabis sativa. 4. Poppy oil, from the seeds of papaver somniferum. 5. Castor oil, from the seeds of ricinus communis. 6. Croton oil, from the seeds of croton tiglium. 7.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine and Health (2011)

by James M. Rippe, MD

Cooking oils typically are liquid at room temperature, including olive oil, canola oil, soybean oil, sunflower oil, peanut oil, walnut oil, and other nut oils. Solid vegetable oils, such as palm oil, palm kernel oil, and cocoa butter, are used in food ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Agriculture ... Including ... Supplements Bringing Down the Work to the Year 1844 (1835)

by John Claudius Loudon

flu: but walnut oil, presed cold, has but very little of the kemelly taste; but it may be easily distinguished from the best olive oil, which it resembles in colour. if the Pt't'l were taken ofl' the walnuts, the oil would probably be quite free from any ...

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