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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Oenanthe crocata essential oil
Plant Name
: Water dropwort
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Seed



Other Details

The essential oil obtain from its root showed the Cytotoxic and antiviral activity.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


1. Bonsignore, L., et al. "Analysis of the essential oil of Oenanthe crocata L. and its biological activity." Journal of Essential Oil Research 16.3 (2004): 266-269.

2. Valente, J., et al. "Antifungal, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities of Oenanthe crocata L. essential oil." Food and chemical toxicology 62 (2013): 349-354.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
11,8-Cineole 21.7
2Camphor 9.0

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Heptanal Acid 8.1
23-Methyl-1-Octyn-3-Ol 3.2
3Beta-Caryophyllene 3.3
4Beta-Phellandrene 2.5
5Beta-Pinene 2.2
6Octanal 2.3
7Citronellol 1.5
8Dihydrocarvone 1.5
9Mentha-2,8-Diene 1.0
10Terpinen-4-Ol 1.1
11Terpinolene 0.2
12Alpha-Terpinene 0.6
13Beta-Elemene 0.9
14Myrcene 0.5

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