Mango Seed Oil

Chemical Research Division

BCSIR Laboratories, Dhaka


Production of oil from kernel of ripe mango


Cosmetic Industries


useful in soap, shampoo, cream etc. manufacturing

Mango Seed Oil

Cholesterol balance, Lowers blood sugar, Reduce acne, Maintain healthy weight (Ref: Health Benefit








Scale of Development

Laboratory scale

Major Raw Materials

Ripe Mango seeds as wastes of mango processing industry, nHexane

Major Plant Equipment/ Machinery

Soxhlet apparatus, solvent distillation plant

Details of Specific application

As an active ingredient in soap, shampoo, cream etc. manufacturing

Status of Development

Product developed, analyzed and process ready to be leased out

Environmental Inpact

Not only environment friendly but also profitable as its raw material is a wastes of mango processing industry and it could be substitute of mineral oil

Commercialized Status

Mango kernel oil is being imported but there is a bright future for establishing this industry in our country

Cost of Production

around TK. 59 lakh for 30 M.T. production per year

Key words

Mango kernel oil, cosmetic ingredient


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