Apple Seed Oil

Oil from the seeds of apple
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Apple seed oil is an oil found in apple seeds. It is used in manufacturing cosmetics.[citation needed] One 2007 study on apple seed oil found that a high amount of oil and protein (27.5 to 28% and 33.8 to 34.5%, respectively). Analysis of amino acids in apple seeds found sulfur, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, calcium and iron. This study also concluded that apple seed oil could be used as an edible oil, with the oil cake being used to supplement animal feed. Apple seeds contain low concentrations (lower than apricot or almond seeds) of amygdalin, a compound that degrades into hydrogen cyanide when metabolized.
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