Table 1: Fatty acid composition (%) of virgin argan oil*.

Sample
number
MyristicPalmiticPalmitoleicMargaricStearicOleicLinoleicArachidicLinolenicGadoleicBehenicLignoceric
C14:0C16:0C16:1C17:0C18:0C18:1 n-9C18:2 n-6C20:0C18:3 n-3C20:1 n-9C22:0C24:0

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10ND
11ND
12ND
13
14

Mean0.1212.70.080.025.8345.634.60.400.340.170.050.07
SD0.010.710.020.011.021.601.320.100.110.070.080.07

*Values are expressed as means ± standard deviation (SD). ND = not detected.