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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Amomum subulatum essential oil
Plant Name
: Black cardamom
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Seed


Amomum subulatum is used for stomach disorders and malaria.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


1. Rout, P. K., et al. "Analysis of the Oil of Large Cardamom (Amomum subulatum Roxb.,) Growing in Sikkim." Journal of Essential Oil Research 15.4 (2003): 265-266.

2. Aneja, K. R., and Radhika Joshi. "Antimicrobial activity of Amomum subulatum and Elettaria cardamomum against dental caries causing microorganisms." Ethnobotanical Leaflets 2009.7 (2009): 3.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
11,8-Cineole 84.50

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Alpha-Terpineol 3.10
2Beta-Pinene 3.40
3Alpha- Pinene 2.30
4Alpha-Fenchol 0.01
5Alpha-Terpinyl Acetate 0.30
6Alpha-Thujene 0.10
7Beta-Phellandrene 0.01
8Epi-Alpha-Muurolol 0.01

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