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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Heliotropium floridum essential oil
Plant Name
: Garden heliotrope
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Flowers


The essential oil of H. floridum smells like vanilla, it is used in many industries for making different form of products like in cosmetic industry is is used in beauity creams, shampoo and in beverages it was used for additive flavour.


1. Echeverría, Javier, and Hermann M. Niemeyer. "Floral scents of four Heliotropium (Boraginaceae) species endemic to Chile: a comparative analysis." Boletín latinoamericano y del Caribe de plantas medicinales y aromáticas 13.2 (2014): 171-177.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Methyl Benzoate 56.3
2Benzaldehyde 14.7

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1(E)-Beta-Ocimene 13.4
2Phenyl Acetaldehyde 2.1
3Methyl Cinnamate 1.8
42-Methylanisole 0.0
5Alpha- Pinene 0.5
6Benzyl Alcohol 0
7Beta-Myrcene 0.0
8Germacrene D 0.5
9Limonene 0.7
10Z-3-Hexenyl Acetate 0.8
11(Z)-Beta-Ocimene 0.0

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