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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Ribes nigrum essential oil
Plant Name
: Blackcurrant
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Leaf

Introduction

Blackcurrant seed oil is rich in nutrients, especially vitamin E and unsaturated fatty acids, including alpha-linolenic acid and gamma-linolenic acid.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name
1Anti-microbial

Reference

1. Kiliç, Ceyda S., et al. "Essential Oil of the Leaves of Ribes nigrum L. from Turkey." Journal of Essential Oil Research 20.6 (2008): 512-514.

2. Stević, Tatjana, et al. "Composition and antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of the leaves of black currant (Ribes nigrum L.) cultivar Čačanska crna." Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society 75.1 (2010): 35-43.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Beta-Caryophyllene 12.90
2Alpha-Humulene 10.20
3Hexadecanoic Acid 10.70
4Caryophyllene Oxide 9.60
5Tetradecanoic Acid 7.20

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