oleoresin


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oleoresin

 [o″le-o-rez´in]
1. a natural combination of a resin and a volatile oil, such as exudes from pines, etc.
2. a compound extracted from a drug, containing both volatile oil and resin, by percolation with a volatile solvent, such as acetone, alcohol, or ether, and removal of the solvent.

o·le·o·res·in

(ō'lē-ō-rez'in),
1. A compound of an essential oil and resin, present in some plants.
2. A pharmaceutical preparation.
3. Synonym(s): balsam

oleoresin

/oleo·res·in/ (o″le-o-rez´in)
1. a natural combination of a resin and a volatile oil, such as exudes from pines, etc.
2. a compound extracted from a drug, containing both volatile oil and resin, by percolation with a volatile solvent, such as acetone, alcohol, or ether, and removal of the solvent.

oleoresin

[ō′lē·ōrez′in]
Etymology: L, oleum, oil + resin
1 any natural combination of a resin and a volatile oil, such as exudes from pines and other plants.
2 a compound prepared by exhausting a drug by percolation with a volatile solvent, such as acetone, alcohol, or ether, and evaporating the solvent.

oleoresin

Herbal medicine
An oily resin which can be extracted from various plants (e.g., the male fern, Aspidium oleoresin), which has been used as a vermifuge.

oleoresin

1. a compound of a resin and a volatile oil, such as exudes from pines, etc.
2. a compound extracted from a drug by percolation with a volatile solvent, such as acetone, alcohol, or ether, and evaporation of the solvent.
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The monoterpene portion of oleoresin was identified as the major chemical component in VOC emissions from laboratory-scale kilns drying loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) lumber samples (Punsuvon 1994.
Since the painful itchy blisters and erythema from the oleoresin may take up to 1 week to appear, and because the rash may persist for more than 2 weeks, it makes sense to prescribe oral steroids in severe cases for longer than the usual 5- to 7-day burst.
Customers may obtain lycopene as an oleoresin or powder.
The oleoresin is used as a source of lycopene in functional foods.
They have an active ingredient called oleoresin capsicum - in a nutshell you do not want this near your face