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Biomass Chemical Engineering ›› 2021, Vol. 55 ›› Issue (1): 23-30.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1673-5854.2021.01.004

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Research on Utilization of Camellia oleifera Abel. Resources and Industrial Development Status

Pengying LAI1,2, Zhihong XIAO1, Peiwang LI1, Jing QIU1,2, Aihua ZHANG1,*()   

  1. 1. State Key Laboratory of Utilization of Woody Oil Resource, Hunan Academy of Forestry, Changsha 410004, China
    2. College of Life Sciences and Technology, Central South University of Forestry and Technology, Changsha 410004, China
  • Received:2020-10-15 Online:2021-01-30 Published:2021-01-25
  • Contact: Aihua ZHANG E-mail:zhangaihua909@163.com


Camellia oleifera Abel. is one of the four largest woody oil plants in the world, and it is also a unique high-quality woody oil resource in China. Camellia seed oil is a high-grade vegetable oil and rich in nutrients and health-care ingredients. In order to promote the rational allocation of oil-tea camellia resources, extend the oil-tea camellia industry chain, and improve overall benefits, this article summarized the distribution and total amount of oil-tea camellia resources, analyzed the functional components and utilization status of oil-tea camellia seed oil, camellia husk, and oil-tea cake. Looking at the development of the camellia industry, the popularization experience of the oil-tea camellia industry was summarized, the problems of the industry in the process of raw material harvesting and storage, product research and development, enterprise production and operation, and brand building were pointed out. Combining with the future development trend of the industry, the countermeasures that could be used for reference were proposed.

Key words: Camellia oleifera Abel., C. oleifera seed oil, resource utilization, industrial development, countermeasures

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