Minor oils from atypical plant sources / Huiles mineures de sources végétales atypiques
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Table 2

Fatty acid composition of the different vegetable oils in (%).

Compounds Nigella sativa oil Opuntia ficus indica oil Pistacia lentiscus oil Hibiscus sabdariffa oil
C14:0 Myristic A 0.19 0.1 0.04 0.24
C16:0 Palmitic A 12.91 12.05 24.12 19.12
C16:1ω7 Palmitoleic A 0.25 0.75 2.2 0.31
C17:0 Heptadecanoic A 0.06 0.04 0.06 0.12
C17:1 Heptadecanoic A 0.06 0.04 0.09 0.08
C18:0 Stearic A 3.03 3.8 1.19 5.07
C18:1ω9 Oleic A 24.21 23.08 52.88 33.23
C18:2ω6 Linoleic A 58.6 59.33 16.76 40.79
C18:3 ω3 Linolenic A 0.19 0.23 0.39 0.19
C20:0 Arachidic A 0.17 0.35 0.11 0.75
C20:1ω9 Eicosenoic A 0.29 0.2 0.13 0.07
SFA 16.36 16.43 25.52 25.3
∑PUFA 58.79 59.56 17.15 40.98
∑MUFA 24.81 24.07 55.3 33.69