Extraction of Sapodilla Oil from Sapodilla Seed for Hair OilAuthor(s): Nagul Dev S*, Divya Vellaichamy, Jabathersini Palanisamy and Saranya V
Sapodilla is a fruit which is indigenous to the Indian subcontinent, belonging to the genus Manilkara, are a family of flowering plants belonging to the order Eric ales. The family includes about 800 species of evergreen trees and shrubs in around 65 genera. This project aims at the process development of sapodilla seed oil production. Solvent methanol was used to extract Sapodilla seed oil from the Sapodilla seed using Soxhlet apparatus. The operating temperature was between 60-64.7°C. This process requires low production cost.