Michigan State University
The research aimed to extract the oil from Horsfieldia tetratepala seed and analyze the components of fatty acids.[Method] The fatty acids in the seeds of Horsfieldia tetratepala were extracted by soxhlet extraction method.The extracted fatty acids were analyzed by gas chromatography and spectrum.[Result] The ratio of extracted oil was 54.73%.There were 16 kinds of fatty acids in the Horsfieldia tetratepala seeds.Thereinto,the content of lauric acid was 48.66%,the myristic acid was 43.29%.[Conclusion] The study can provide the basis for the protectation and utilization of Horsfieldia tetratepala.