Cashew Nut Shell Liquid (CNSL) is a natural resin found in the honeycomb structure of the cashew nutshell,and is a byproduct of processing cashew nuts. It is a raw material with multiple uses in developing drugs, antioxidants, fungicides, etc. It is used in tropical folk medicine, and for anti-termite treatment of timber. Its composition, varies depending on how it is processed.
Cashew Nut Shell Oil Uses :
- Cardanol Production used in resins,coatings etc
- Reticulating agent in epoxy resins
- Fuel alternatives
- Anti oxidants