Phytochemistry and Agro-Industrial Potential of Native Oilseeds from West Africa: African Grape (Lannea microcarpa), Marula (Sclerocarya birrea), and Butter Tree (Pentadesma butyracea)

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Adama Hilou; Adjima Bougma; Mamoudou H. Dicko;
(2017)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Agriculture (issn: 2077-0472)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/agriculture7030024
  • Subject: native oilseeds | Shea butter | antioxidants | polyphenols | fat stability | oilcake | Lannea microcarpa | Sclerocarya birrea | Pentadesma butyracea | QualiTree | Agriculture (General) | S1-972

Ethnobotanical investigations on local oilseed species in Burkina Faso revealed that oils from tree oilseeds are frequently used for food, cosmetics and traditional medicine by local people. To test the bio-preservative capacity, the effect of the oilseed extracts on th... View more
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