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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Achillea ageratum essential oil
Plant Name
: sweet yarrow
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Herb

Introduction

In the Middle Ages it was used as a strewing herb to repel insects such as moths, lice and ticks and spread a good smell in private rooms.[

Other Details

The oil was used in pharma and perfumery industries.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name
1Anti-microbial
2Antioxidant
3Anti-inflammatory

Reference

1. Muselli, Alain, et al. "Santolina alcohol as component of the essential oil of Achillea ageratum L. from Corsica island." Journal of Essential Oil Research 19.4 (2007): 319-322.

2. De La Puerta, 10 _R, M. T. Saenz, and M. D. Garcia. "Antibacterial activity and composition of the volatile oil from Achillea ageratum L." Phytotherapy Research 10.3 (1996): 248-250.

3. Gomez, M. A., et al. "Study of the topical anti-inflammatory activity of Achillea ageratum on chronic and acute inflammation models." Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C 54.11 (1999): 937-941.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
11,8-Cineole 41.0
2Yomogi alcohol 22.30
3Santolina alcohol 10.0

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Artemisia alcohol 4.10
2P-Cymene 1.60
3Cumin Aldehyde 0.50
4Pinocarvone 0.40
5Alpha-Terpinene 0.10
6Delta-Cadinene trace
7Sabinene 0.40
8Alpha-Terpineol 0.30
9Dodecane trace
10Alpha-Thujene 0.10
11Gamma-Cadinene trace
12Gamma-Terpinene 0.50
13Beta-Caryophyllene trace
14Germacrene D 0.40
15Beta-Pinene 0.30
16Isoamyl Isovalerate 0.10
17Beta-Terpineol 0.50
18Limonene 0.20
19Borneol 0.20
20Linalool trace
21Camphene trace
22Myrtenal 0.30
23Cis-P-Menth-2-En-1-Ol 0.20
24Myrtenol 0.30
25Cis-Sabinene Hydrate 0.10
26Alpha- Pinene 0.40
27Cryptone trace
28P-Cymenene trace
29(E)-Beta-Farnesene 0.10

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