Onion vegetable oil is a type of oil derived from the bulbs of onion plants. This oil is widely used in the food industry for cooking and flavoring purposes. It is also used in the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries due to its therapeutic properties.
Synonyms: Onion oil is also known as Allium cepa oil, onion bulb oil, and onion essential oil.
Botanical names: The botanical name for onion is Allium cepa.
Growing locations: Onions are grown in many parts of the world, including Asia, Europe, and North America. However, the largest producers of onions are China, India, and the United States.
Part of the plant used: Onion vegetable oil is extracted from the bulbs of the onion plant.
Chemical composition: Onion vegetable oil contains a variety of compounds, including sulfur-containing compounds such as diallyl sulfide and allyl mercaptan, as well as phenolic compounds such as quercetin and kaempferol.