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1. A naturally occurring mixture of essential oils and a resin, extracted from various plants such as pines and balsam fir.
2. A substance prepared by solvent extraction of a spice or herb and used in flavoring and coloring foods.

o′le·o·res′in·ous adj.


1. (Elements & Compounds) a semisolid mixture of a resin and essential oil, obtained from certain plants
2. (Elements & Compounds) pharmacol a liquid preparation of resins and oils, obtained by extraction from plants
ˌoleoˈresinous adj


(ˌoʊ li oʊˈrɛz ən)

1. a natural mixture of an essential oil and a resin, as found in certain plants.
2. a prepared mixture of an oil and a resin in solution.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oleoresin - a naturally occurring mixture of a resin and an essential oil; obtained from certain plants
ladanum, labdanum - a soft blackish-brown resinous exudate from various rockroses used in perfumes especially as a fixative
natural resin - a plant exudate
balsam - any of various fragrant oleoresins used in medicines and perfumes
Canada balsam - yellow transparent exudate of the balsam fir; used as a transparent cement in optical devices (especially in microscopy) and as a mounting medium
gum terpentine, turpentine - obtained from conifers (especially pines)
balsam capivi, copaiba, copaiba balsam - an oleoresin used in varnishes and ointments
gum labdanum, labdanum - a dark brown to greenish oleoresin that has a fragrant odor and is used as a fixative in perfumes; obtained as a juice from certain rockroses
oleoresin capiscum - an oleoresin extracted from the capsicum pepper plant
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Upadhyay and Mishra (2015) reported synergistic effect of oleoresin rosemary and AP with increasing oxidative stability of sunflower oil tested at low and high temperatures.
Tenders are invited for Oleoresin capsicum (containing 40 percentage capsicinoids powder form
It actually bears the name of the resin that is extracted from it; each tree is tapped in winter and yields about 800-1,000g of oleoresin.
Before performing duties at the MWJRCF, the staff must complete 40 hours of preservice training, which covers topics such as procedures for escorting inmates, responding to emergency situations, conducting security, and training for oleoresin capsicum exposure and certification.
Aside from BPA, four other coating compounds were identified in the testing: acrylic resins, oleoresin, polyester resins, and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) copolymers.
Addressing growing market demand, Algatechnologies has launched AstaPure 5% astaxanthin in oleoresin form.
Commercial pepper sprays use oleoresin capsicum or chili oleoresin, an extremely hot pepper extract.
Oleoresin content was observed by refluxing known weight of turmeric powder in acetone at 60[degrees]C for 5 hr using Soxhlet extraction apparatus (10).
SLs are lipophilic and are chiefly found in the oleoresin fraction of the plant.
2011) observed that the chickens immunized with an Eimeria profilin protein and fed diets supplemented with carvacrol, cinamaldehyde and capsicum oleoresin or turmeric oleoresin and capsicum oleoresin had increased body weights and antibody levels compared with immunized and infected chickens fed a non-supplemented diet.