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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Plumeria obtusa essential oil
Plant Name
: Frangipani
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Flowers


flowers of Plumeria obtusa had very good fragrance similar to sandalwood, the essential oil obtained from flowers have high fragrance which is used in cosmetic and perfumery industries.


1. Tohar, Norsita, et al. "Chemical composition of the essential oils of four Plumeria species grown on Peninsular Malaysia." Journal of Essential Oil Research 18.6 (2006): 613-617.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Benzyl Salicylate 45.4
2Benzyl Benzoate 17.2

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1(E,E)-Farnesol 4.8
2Methyl Stearate 3.7
3(E)-Nerolidol 2.5
4Geraniol 2.3
5Linalool 1.9
6(Z,E)-Farnesol 1.5
7(Z,Z)-Farnesol 1.4
8Nonadecane 1.6
9Tricosane 1.4
10Elemol 0.2
11Fenchyl Alcohol 0.3
12Geranial 0.5
13Neral 0.4
14Alpha-Terpineol 0.3
15Nerol 0.7
16Beta-Bourbonene 0.1
17Beta-Caryophyllene 0.1
18Sabinene 0.1
19Caryophyllene Oxide 0.4
20Cinnamyl cinnamate 0.3
21Docosane 0.2

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