Almond oil

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Almond oil

a fixed oil expressed from sweet almonds, the kernels of varieties of prunus amygdalus; used in ointments.

bitter almond oil, a volatile oil from the dried ripe kernels of bitter almonds and from other kernels containing amygdalin; it contains between 2 and 4% of hydrocyanic acid and 95% of benzaldehyde.

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