A monosaturated omega 9 fatty acid found in various animals and vegetable fats is known as oleic acid which is odorless and colorless oil. The term oleic means oil or olives which is used for many purposes and also has many applications. Oleic acid is used as an excipient in pharmaceuticals and also is used as an emulsifying agent in the aerosol products. The consumption of oleic acid can even damage brain and adrenal glands. Oleic acid is considered to be a healthy source of fats as it is known as unsaturated fatty acids. Human body requires oleic acid for maintaining various functions including formation of cell, membrane and cell development, smooth operation of brain functions.
The main source of oleic acid is olive oil and which can also be found in sesame oil, grape seed oil, peanuts, almonds, cashew nuts, sunflower oil etc. Also v is considered to be healthier than that of animal fat source which are high in saturated fats but also contain harmful cholesterol but oleic acid has many benefits which slows down the progression of a fatal diseases and also ensures smooth operation of the brain functions which proves to be beneficial for improving memory as well. As it contains omega 9 fatty acids it can help to reduce the level of cholesterol which can further boost heart and cardiovascular health.
In simple language oleic acid is a kind of fatty acid which is naturally extracted from plants and in some animals. Oleic acid is ranked as healthy fat as it helps in keeping the level of cholesterol controlled and also is a common ingredient in beauty products like moisturizers, especially cream soups and even in scented body oils. Manufacturing of these acids are based on phenyl and are found in variety of plants and animals. Oleic acid is utilized as per the need or requirement of the client.