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    Volume 3 Number 6 June 2017

    Physico-Chemical Properties of the Oil Extracted From the Seeds of Beilschmiedia Mannii (Lauraceae)


    Pages: 40-44
    Authors: Kouamé  Amenan  Marguerite ; Sahoré Drogba Alexis ; Abouattier Levry Joachim
    Abstract
    The seed from the fruit of the Beilschmiedia mannii (Lauraceae) tree provides edible oil. In order to contribute to the valorization of this seed, which is a traditional Vegetable in Côte d’Ivoire; study of its food potential has been carried out, Particular the determination of some physico-chemical characteristics of its oil. The results obtained are as follows: the yield (8.75%); the refractive index (1.41); the acid index (2.62); the Iodine index (83.8); Saponification index (263.14); the peroxide index (8.97).