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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Magnolia grandiflora essential oil
Plant Name
: Southern magnolia
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Flowers


he seesential oil of southern magnolia is used in fragrance, cosmetic and beverage industries.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


1. Garg, S. N., and Sushil Kumar. "Volatile constituents from the flowers of Magnolia grandiflora L. from Lucknow, India." Journal of Essential Oil Research 11.5 (1999): 633-634.

2. Guerra-Boone, Laura, et al. "Chemical compositions and antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of the essential oils from Magnolia grandiflora, Chrysactinia mexicana, and Schinus molle found in northeast Mexico." Natural product communications 8.1 (2013): 135-138.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Beta-Caryophyllene 34.8
2Beta-cedrene 8.1

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1(Z)-Beta-Farnesene 6.4
2Delta-Elemene 5.7
3Beta-Elemene 4.3
4Caryophyllene Oxide 3.5
5(E)-Beta-Farnesene 2.6
6A-Cubebene 2.0
7Germacrene D 2.3
8Terpinolene 2.7
9Alpha-Humulene 1.1
10Farnesol 1.7
11Alpha-Pinene 0.5
12Beta-Pinene 0.7

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