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Peanut Oil

Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)

What is it?

Peanut oil is a vegetable oil extracted from the kernels of one or more cultivated varieties of Arachis hypogaea (family Leguminosae). Peanut oil is used as a solvent for intramuscular injections and in the preparation of foods. It is composed primarily of oleic acid, linoleic acid, and palmitic acid.[1]

[1] Drugs.com Peanut oil. Accessed February 27, 2015 at http://www.drugs.com/dict/peanut-oil.html

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