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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Pimenta Racemosa essential oil
Plant Name
: Bay
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Whole plant


The essential oil consist of aroma fragrance, it is used for Dandruff, hair care, neuralgia, oily skin, poor circulation, sprains, strains.

Other Details

The oil was obtained from all part of the plant , root, stem and leaf. The oil is used for aromatic products.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


1. B.S. Geetha and K. B. Rameshkumar. Essential oil composition of Naregamina alata.  Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Science 32(2) (2010) 123-124.

2. Saenz, M. T., et al. "Antibacterial activity of essential oils of Pimenta racemosa var. terebinthina and Pimenta racemosa var. grisea." Fitoterapia 75.6 (2004): 599-602.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Eugenol 72.9

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Caryophyllene Oxide 9.4
2Beta-Caryophyllene 7.7
3(E)-Alpha-Bergamotene 5.4
4E-Nerolidole 4.7
5Carotol 3.2
6Alpha-Acoradiene 2.2
7Alpha-Eudesmol 2.0
8Beta-Cubebene 2.3
9E-E-Alpha-Farnesene 2.2
10Curcumene 1.0
11Humulene Epoxide Ii 1.1

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