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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

Introduction

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

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name
1Antioxidant
2Anti-microbial

Reference

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
5Germacrene D 2.3
6Terpinolene 2.7
7(E)-Beta-Farnesene 2.6
8A-Cubebene 2.0
9Farnesol 1.7
10Alpha-Humulene 1.1
11Alpha-Pinene 0.5
12Beta-Pinene 0.7

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