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Special oils for halal cosmetics

Mirghani, Mohamed Elwathig Saeed and Jaswir, Irwandi and Mohd. Salleh, Hamzah and Hashim, Yumi Zuhanis Has-Yun and Che Man, Yakoob (2009) Special oils for halal cosmetics. In: 3rd IMT-GT International Symposium on Halal Science and Management 2009, 21-22 December 2009, Pan Pacific, KLIA, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Three types of non conventional oils were extracted, analyzed and tested for toxicity. Date palm kernel oil (DPKO), mango kernel oil (MKO) and Ramputan seed oil (RSO). Oil content for tow cultivars of dates Deglect Noor and Moshkan was 9.67% and 7.30%, respectively. The three varieties of mango were found to contain about 10% oil in average. The red yellow types of Ramputan were found to have 11 and 14% oil, respectively. The phenolic compounds in DPKO, MKO and RSO were 0.98, 0.88 and 0.78 mg/ml Gallic acid equivalent, respectively. Oils were analyzed for their fatty acid composition and they are rich in oleic acid C18:1 and showed the presence of (dodecanoic acid) lauric acid C12:0, which reported to appear some antimicrobial activities. All extracted oils, DPKO, MKO and RSO showed no toxic effect using prime shrimp bioassay. Since these oils are stable, melt at skin temperature, have good lubricity and are great source of essential fatty acids; they could be used as highly moisturizing, cleansing and nourishing oils because of high oleic acid content. They are ideal for use in such halal cosmetics such as skin care and massage, haircare, soap and shampoo products.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 4971/3842
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cosmetics, Date palm kernel, Halal, Mango kernel, Oil, Ramputan seed.
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: DR YUMI ZUHANIS HAS-YUN HASHIM
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2011 11:07
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2012 13:38
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/3842

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