Shelf Life of Vegetable Oils and Butters
Weights and Measures Conversion guide
This chart should be used as a helpful guide, please ask your supplier
for more information or to find out the type of oil you are buying.
Note! You are
advised to double-check the formulation of all recipes before
making any of them. Recipes using sodium or potassium hydroxide
should be run through a lye calculator before
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Shelf life can vary greatly depending on storage containers, location,
Most oils can successfully be frozen for longer storage.....you may
also add natural anti-oxidants or preservatives
(I prefer to refer to
them as extenders) to increase your shelf life, some examples are mixed
tocopherols, ROE, wheat germ oil.....
|Short Shelf Life Oils-
under 3 months, * denotes those thatmay
last up to 6 months if kept cool, unopened.
|3-6 month Shelf Life, *denotes possibly longer shelf life
if kept cool and unopened, usually 12 months.
|9-12 month Shelf Life or longer, denoted
with * and kept cool,unopened.
|| Safflower(high oleic)
||Sunflower (high oleic)
||Olive oil *
||Aloe Vera Oil
||Avocado oil (refined) *
||Rice Bran Oil*
Weights and Measures Conversion guide *note: conversions are
approximates, for example,
there is no one answer for the amount of
drops in 1 ounce. The amount varies
depending on consistency, orifice
size, temperatures, etc.
cup = .25 qts.
cup = .5 pint
cup = 16 Tablespoons
cup = 48 teaspoons
cup = 8 fl. ounces
Dram = .125 ounce
Gallon = 128 fluid ounces
Gallon = 231 cu. inches (liquid)
Gallon = 3,785 millileters
Grains = .0648 grams
Grams= 15.43 grains
Grams = 1,000 milligrams
Grams = .0353 ounces
Kilogram = 1,000 grams
Kilogram = 2.2046 pounds
Lb. water = .016 cubic ft.
Lb. water = 27.68 cubic in.
Liter = 2.1 pints (liquid)
Liter = 1.06 quarts (liquid)
Ounces = 2 Tablespoons (liquid)
Ounces = 6 teaspoons (liquid)
DOSAGE AND CONVERSION TABLES
10 drops = 0.5 ml
15 drops = 0.75 ml
20 drops = 1.0 ml
40 drops = 2.0 ml
60 drops = 3.0 ml
80 drops = 4.0 ml
100 drops = 5.0 ml = 1 teaspoon
300 drops = 15.0 ml = 1 tablespoon
600 drops = 30.0 ml = 1 ounce
120.0 ml = 4 ounces
Grams to Ounces/Ounces to Grams
Divide grams by 28.4 to get ounces.
Multiply ounces by 28.4 to get grams.