What is OLEOVA

WHAT IS OLEOVA?

OLEOVA [8001-17-0] is natural premium egg oil extracted from chicken eggs using modern technology. OLEOVA contains mixture of cholesterol, phospholipids, fatty acids including Omega 3 or DHA (Docosahexanoic Acid) and Omega 6 (Arachidonic acid) and anti oxidants like Lutein and Zeaxanthin.

OLEOVA finds its historical reference in:

 Unani System of Medicine (originated circa 1025 AD) for its effectiveness in promoting Hair growth and nourishment. (ref Biaz Kabir Vol. II)

 Alchemy (originated circa 400 BC) in regard to its effectiveness in regeneration of skin and mucous membranes.

Chemical properties and Specifications



Properties:

Appearance

:

Yellow coloured, clear to hazy liquid

Consistency

:

Viscous liquid/Semi-solid

Odour

:

Mild characteristic odour of egg

Refractive Index

:

1.46 – 1.48

Specific Gravity @ 20oC

:

0.90 – 0.95

Colour (Gardner)

:

11 Max

Acid Value

:

< 3.0 (mg KOH/g)

Iodine Value

:

> 60

 

 

 


Fatty Acid composition:

Myristic Acid

:

0.5 – 2%

Myristoleic Acid

:

0.1 – 0.5%

Pentadecanoic Acid

:

0.1 – 0.2%

Palmitic Acid

:

34 - 37%

Palmitoleic Acid

:

5 – 10%

Heptadecanoic Acid

:

0.1 – 0.5%

Stearic Acid

:

3 – 5%

Oleic Acid  (OA) : 36 – 39%
Linoleic Acid (LA) (n-6) : 10 – 12%
α - Linolenic Acid (ALA)
(n-3)
: 0.1 – 0.2%
Γ - Linolenic Acid (GLA)
(n-6)
: 0.1 – 0.2%
Eicosanoic Acid : 0.1 – 0.5%
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)
(n-3)
: < 0.1%

Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)
(n-3)

:

0.5 – 1%

 

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