Seed oil components of an ornamental plant show potential as a new class of environmentally-friendly lubricant

(Natural News) Certain plants offer different health benefits. However, according to the results of a study, the February orchid (Orychophragmus violaceus) can soon be used to produce natural ingredients for lubricants. Researchers at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Science (IUPUI) have discovered that the seed oil components of the ornamental flower can be used as “a direct pathway…

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