A Review of Chemical Characteristics (Acid Value and Iodine Value) of Peanut Oil

A Review of Chemical Characteristics (Acid Value and Iodine Value) of Peanut Oil


Mandloi S, Radadia BB, Visavadia M, Vaghela A


Abstract

A groundnut/peanut (Arachis hypogaea) is a legume which is widely grown as a food crop. Peanut oil constitutes one of the essential components of balanced diet as good source of energy. Groundnut oil can be used for different purposes such as nutritional, medicinal and industrial only if correctly treated and selected. Since, some treatments for groundnut oil does not decreased the levels of the mineral elements but it rather increases the levels of said elements, therefore groundnut oil is a good source of protein and minerals which can be used in diets to prevent against some mineral deficiencies.


Keywords

Peanut oil, Acid value, Iodine value


Cite This Article

Mandloi, S., Radadia, B.B., Visavadia, M., & Vaghela, A. (2014). A Review of Chemical Characteristics (Acid Value and Iodine Value) of Peanut Oil. International Journal for Pharmaceutical Research Scholars, 3(1), 160-163.

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