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Name: Evelyn
Status: educator
Grade: 12+
Location: Outside U.S.
Country: Philippines
Date: Summer 2009

Question:
How do you extract oil from avocado seed?



Replies:
For small amounts, just crush and mix with water. The oil will float to the surface. For more in depth information, please see the following:

http://www.avocadosource.com/WAC1/WAC1_p159.pdf

http://www.freepatentsonline.com/4444763.html

http://www.freepatentsonline.com/4560568.html

Sincerely,

Anthony R. Brach, PhD
Missouri Botanical Garden



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