AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Catharanthus roseus nirmal essential oil
Plant Name
: Periwinkle, Sadabahar, Sadafuli
Plant Variety Name
: Nirmal
Plant Tissue Name
: Flowers


The essential oil(s) of C. roseus offer opportunities for the genetic investigation of the synthesis and accumula- tion of its constituents.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


1. Patra, NK, Kumar, B. 2005. Improved varieties and genetic research in medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs). In Proceedings of second national Interactive Meet on Medicinal & Aromatic Plants: 53-61.

2. Pandey‐Rai, Shashi, et al. "Volatile components of leaves and flowers of periwinkle Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don from New Delhi." Flavour and fragrance journal 21.3 (2006): 427-430.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Tricosane 38.0
2Heneicosane 21.0

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Tetracosane 6.1
2Docosane 4.3
39-Octadecen-1-Ol 3.1
4Nonadecane 2.8
5Octadecane 2
6Phytol 2.7
7Eicosan-1-Ol 1.7
8Eicosane 1.9
9Heptadecane 1.9
10Hexadecane 1.2
11Hexatrienoic Acid 1.9
12Pentadecane 1.6
13Tetradecane 0.6
14Docosene 0.5
15Tridecane 0.6
16Heneicosene 0.7

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