Analytical characterization of Hempseed (seed of Cannabis sativa L.) oil from eight regions in China.

@article{Chen2010AnalyticalCO,
  title={Analytical characterization of Hempseed (seed of Cannabis sativa L.) oil from eight regions in China.},
  author={Tianpeng Chen and Jinfeng He and Jianchun Zhang and Hua Zhang and Ping Qian and Jianxiong Hao and Lite Li},
  journal={Journal of dietary supplements},
  year={2010},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={117-29}
}
In this study, eight cultivars of hempseed were collected from different regions of China for analysis of physiochemical properties and chemical composition, as well as for seed indexes and proximate composition of seed kernel. The results indicated that Yunma No. 1 and Bama Huoma, with more than 50% oil and 30% protein in dehulled seed, could be considered as oil extraction material and protein source with respect to kernel yield. Iodine values ranging from 153.6 to 169.1 g/100 g reflected the… CONTINUE READING