AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Cistus ladanifer essential oil
Plant Name
: Gum rockrose
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Whole plant

Introduction

It is a popular ornamental plant, grown for its strongly resin-scented foliage and conspicuous flowers. Its leaves yield a fragrant oleoresin known as labdanum, used in perfumes, especially as a fixative.

Reference

1. Mariotti, J. P., et al. "Composition of the essential oil of Cistus ladaniferus L. cultivated in Corsica (France)." Flavour and fragrance journal 12.3 (1997): 147-151.

2. Barros, Lillian, et al. "Antifungal activity and detailed chemical characterization of Cistus ladanifer phenolic extracts." Industrial Crops and Products 41 (2013): 41-45.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Alpha-Pinene 39.0

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Bornyl Acetate 3.1
2Ledol 3.3
3Camphene 2.1
4Limonene 1.7
5P-Cymene 1.7
6Allo-Aromadendrene 1.9
7Pinocarveol 1.9
8Terpinen-4-Ol 1.1
9Campholenicaldehyde 0.8
10Myrtenal 0.5
11Carvone 0.3
12Myrtenol 0.4
13Caryophyllene Oxide 0.4
14Cyclosativene 0.7
15Alpha-Copaene 0.8
16D-Cadinene 0.8
17Pinocarvone 0.9
18Alpha-Gurjunene 0.3
19Gamma-Cadinene 0.4
20Sabinene 0.8
21Alpha-Terpinene 0.1
22Gamma-Muurolene 0.4
23Spathulenol 0.5
24Alpha-Terpineol 0.5
25Gamma-Terpinene 0.4
26Beta-Phellandrene 0.4
27Geranyl Acetate 0.3
28Terpinolene 0.2
29Beta-Pinene 0.5
30Globulol 0.3
31Verbenone 0.3
32Borneol 0.8
33Isoborneol 0.2

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