Peanut oil is used by mouth to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease and cancer. Peanut oil is sometimes applied directly to the skin for arthritis, joint pain, dry skin, eczema, and other skin conditions. But there is limited scientific evidence to support these uses.
Peanut oil is commonly used in cooking.
Pharmaceutical companies use peanut oil in various products they prepare. Peanut oil is also used in skin care products and baby care products.
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