malaxation


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malaxation

 [mal″ak-sa´shun]
an act of kneading.

mal·ax·a·tion

(mal'ak-sā'shŭn),
1. Formation of ingredients into a mass for pills and plasters.
2. A kneading process in massage.
[L. malaxo, pp. -atus, to soften]

malaxation

The mixing of a pharmaceutical compound into a single mass, which forms the basis of a therapeutic formulation.

mal·ax·a·tion

(mal'ak-sā'shŭn)
Formation of ingredients into a mass for pills and plasters.
[L. malaxo, pp. -atus, to soften]
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Working with one kilogram of freshly steamed leaves and kneading them skilfully again and again in different directions and moves, the outcome after six hours of malaxation is a small heap of 250gr of exquisite dark green sencha needles, called "temomi" when they are hand rolled.
Its structural changes are strongly affected by the extraction conditions used during processing, such as olive fruit crushing and olive oil malaxation. Additionally, there is also a possibility to isolate oleacein in significant amount from aqueous extracts from leaves of Ligustrum vulgare L.
Changing the time, temperature and amount of oxygen exposure during malaxation (slow mixing) of olive paste influences the oil's sensory characteristics.
Garrido A, Garcia A, Brenes M, Moyano MJ, Alba J, Garcia P (2001) Improvement of phenolic compound content in virgin olive oils by using enzymes during malaxation. Journal of Food Engineering.