What’s Macadamia Oil?
Macadamia nuts, also known as macadamia fruit, Queensland chestnut, Australian walnut, is a perennial evergreen tree. The world's annual output of macadamia nuts (in kernel) 86% from Australia and other countries. Australia's annual output is the highest.
Macadamia Nut Oil Extraction
Macadamia nuts are crunchy and delicate in taste, rich in nutrients and free of cholesterol, enjoying the title of "King of Dried Fruits". Macadamia nuts contain nearly 80% oil. Macadamia nut oil contains about 80% of unsaturated fatty acids, mainly oleic acid and palmitoleic acid. The protein content of nuts and nuts is about 9%. As a natural high-quality protein, macadamia nuts contain 17 kinds of amino acids, among which 7 are essential amino acids for human body. The proportion of amino acids is balanced. In addition, the kernel is also rich in polysaccharides, vitamin B1, B2, B6, vitamin E and calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc and other nutrients.
Low Macadamia Nut Oil Extraction Technology and Equipment
At present, the extraction method for macadamia nut oil is relatively inefficient and requires large investment. But, the Sub-critical Low Temperature Extraction Technology developed by ABC Machinery is now the most cost effective method to produce high quality macadamia nut oil. (Related Post: How to Extract Oil from Almonds without Crushing >>)
Sub-critical low temperature extraction of macadamia nut oil, generally using butane solvent or propane and butane mixed solvent, reflux low temperature extraction for 3-5 times, material solubility ratio 1:1~1:1.5, extraction pressure less than 0.6MPa, extraction temperature controlled at 20℃~45℃. Therefore, the valuable ingredients contained in the macadamia nuts can be completely protected. If you are interested in our macadamia oil extraction machine, please contact us directly to get the FREE quotation!
Advantage of Low Temperature Extraction for Macadamia Nut Oil
- Subcritical low temperature extraction and low temperature desolventizing can reduce the oxidation rancidity of oil and ensure its nutrition and natural flavor are not destroyed and changed.
- Sub-critical extraction of high-quality macadamia nut oil has golden color, unique nut flavor, high smoke point, low melting point, stable nature, monounsaturated fatty acid content, rich in functional components, is a good healthy woody vegetable oil.
- Macadamia meal is rich in protein and polysaccharides, which can be further processed and developed for products such as defatted proteins and defatted polysaccharides.
Macadamia Nut Oil Application
Macadamia nut oil contains nutrients necessary for the skin to form a protective layer of oil. Most importantly, it is oily, mild and does not irritate the skin. It is the great material to make moisturizing cream since it can make the skin soft and dynamic, protect the cell membrane and moisture, moisture. Macadamia oil can also be added to body lotion to increase lubrication and nourishing due to its good ductility, greasy feeling, good permeability, high solubility to various essential oils. Macadamia oil is great base oil for various cosmetics products.