Extracting Plant Oils

How are plant oils extracted by mechanical exctraction?
Mechanical Extraction- The oil is squeezed out of the plant usually by machines in factories
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What plant oils are extracted by distillation?
Sunflower and Soy Oil are extracted using distillation.
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What type of method is distillation?
Distillation is a purification method.
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What is distillation used for?
Distillation is used for ectracting oils which are more difficult to extract
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How are plant oils extracted using steam distillation?
Steam Distillation- Steam passed over petals and oils dissolve in the steam
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What is steam distillation used on?
Steam Distillation is used on petals such as rose or lavender
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What is saturated?
Saturated- Single Bonds Only
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What is unsaturated?
Unsaturated- One or more double bond
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What is polyunsaturated?
Polyunsaturated- More than one double bond
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What is monounsaturated?
Monounsaturated- One double bond
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