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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Anethum graveolens essential oil
Plant Name
: Dill
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Seed


the essential oil showed great antifungal and antibacterial potential.

Other Details

Oil was also used in the perfumery and cosmetic industries because of its mild fregrance.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


1. Singh, Gurdip, et al. "Chemical constituents, antimicrobial investigations, and antioxidative potentials of Anethum graveolens L. essential oil and acetone extract: Part 52." Journal of food science 70.4 (2005): M208-M215.

2. Jirovetz, Leopold, et al. "Composition, quality control, and antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of long-time stored dill (Anethum graveolens L.) seeds from Bulgaria." Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 51.13 (2003): 3854-3857.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Carvone 55.2
2Limonene 16.6
3Apiole 14.4

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Linalool 3.7
2Trans-Dihydrocarvone 2.8
3Cis-Dihydrocarvone 2.6
4A-Humulene trace
5Myrcene 0.1
6Alpha- Pinene 0.1
7P-Cymene trace
8Beta-Bisabolene 0.3
9Sabinene 0.1
10Beta-Caryophyllene 0.6
11Terpinen-4-01 0.1
12Beta-Pinene 0.1
13Trans-Carveol 0.1
14Camphor trace
15D-Cadinene 0.1
16Dihydrocarveol 0.1
17Gamma-Terpinene 0.3
18Geranyl Acetate 0.3
19Germacrene-D trace

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