linseed oil


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lin·seed oil

a fatty oil expressed from the ripe seeds of Linum usitatissimum; used in the preparation of lime liniment.
Synonym(s): flaxseed oil

linseed

linumusitatissimum.

linseed cake
the residue after the removal of the linseed oil by commercial processes. Contains cyanogenetic glycosides and may cause poisoning.
linseed meal
cake ground into meal.
linseed oil
used at one time as a lubricant laxative for horses in doses of 1 to 2 quarts as a drench. Has the unfortunate effect on unpredictable occasions of causing superpurgation and is generally supplanted by mineral oil.
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7% linseed oil in starter diet resulted in 94% and 220% increase in C18:3n-3 in medium and low dietary n-6/n-3 FA compared with high dietary n-6/n-3 FA, respectively.
I was told the linseed oil might support the bugs, so recently I have deleted linseed oil from the formula.
District Manager for Gateshead Steve Stokoe, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service said: "Given the right atmosphere and the right amount of ventilation, materials soaked in products such as linseed oil can self-ignite and become extremely dangerous.
The rub-out of a weighed amount of pigment is made on a glass plate or marble slab as linseed oil is slowly dripped from a dropping bottle or buret.
The "linolenic"-rich linseed oil is a drying oil; whereas SFO, a "linoleic"-rich oil of lower iodine value (Table 4), is a semi drying oil with much inferior film-forming properties.
Place on top of baked potatoes or with a small piece of butter or some linseed oil on boiled potatoes, as a lighter alternative to the sour cream option.
By the way, if you leave a rag soaked in linseed oil lying around too long, it can spontaneously combust.
Myoak Drive started when rags and paint rollers that had been used to refinish a deck with linseed oil spontaneously combusted.
New York architecture provides great opportunity for restoration of stained glass, with old lead matrix that warps and bows after less than a century, and linseed oil based putty that dries out over time.
Gail Damerow, in her book Chicken Health Handbook, recommends using one part kerosene to two parts linseed oil (not motor oil) applied to the chicken's legs every 10 days.
Forbo-Nairn, the Fife town's last remaining producers of lino, have seen a13per cent rise in sales since Dutch scientists discovered it has disease-busting qualities because of the use of linseed oil.