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

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.
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Capsicum oleoresin: development of an in-soil repellent for pocket gophers.
Oleoresin and pepper oil, apart from being exported are used as a feedstock in pharmaceutical industry, as food flavoring agent, canned meat and an ingredient for strong drink.
These are well known to the public as pepper spray, OC (oleoresin capsicum), or CS (ortho-chlorobenzylidene malononitrile) gas.
Developmental work on tailor-made oleoresin blends is therefore called for after a survey of local and export markets.
The overall demand for oleoresin is expected to boost the overall demand for turpentine market.
evaluated ginger oleoresin, mainly comprised of phenolic gingerols and shogaols, for their potential to alleviate y-ray irradiation-induced reactive oxygen species.
Since the XVI century, the oleoresin of Copaifera langsdorffii has been used by Brazilian Indians to treat some diseases [2] and the popular knowledge reports the use of the plant as anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial agent and to treat skin wounds [1, 3].
has launched AstaPure 5% Natural Astaxanthin oleoresin, derived from Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae.
Oleoresin content was observed by refluxing known weight of turmeric powder in acetone at 60[degrees]C for 5 hr using Soxhlet extraction apparatus (10).
Twenty-six men with newly diagnosed prostate cancer were randomly assigned to receive a tomato oleoresin extract containing 30 mg of lycopene (n = 15) or no supplementation (n = 11) for 3 weeks before radical prostatectomy.