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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


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


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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