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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Syzygium cordatum essential oil
Plant Name
: Jamun
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Leaf


The berries are also used to sometimes make an alcoholic drink. The powdered bark is used as a fish poison. In central Africa the tree is known as a remedy for stomach ache and diarrhoea. It is also used to treat respiratory ailments and tuberculosis.


1. Chisowa, Esmort H., et al. "Composition of the Essential Oil of Syzygium cordatum Hochst. ex Krauss." Journal of Essential Oil Research 10.5 (1998): 591-592.

2. Cai, Lining, and Christine D. Wu. "Compounds from Syzygium aromaticum possessing growth inhibitory activity against oral pathogens." Journal of Natural Products 59.10 (1996)

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Limonene 21.80
2Globulol 16.0

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Neryl Acetate 5.0
2A-Humulene 4.0
3P-Cymene 4.50
4Gamma-Gurjunene 4.20
5Beta-Caryophyllene 3.20
6Caryophyllene Oxide 3.60
7(E)-Beta-Ocimene 2.0
8Myrcene 2.60
9Alpha- Pinene 2.90
10Beta-Elemene 2.90
11Delta-Selinene 2.50
12Ar-Curcumene 1.0
13Allo-Aromadendrene 0.30
14Spathulenol 0.40
15Alpha-Copaene 0.50
16Hexanol 0.20
17Linalool 0.70

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