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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Centella asiatica essential oil
Plant Name
: Bramhi
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Whole plant

Introduction

The essential oil composition of C. asiatica from Tokushima, Japan, was reported by Yoshinori et al. (1982). The major constituent of the oil (36.4%) was an unidentified terpenic acetate, while other prominent constituents were b-caryophyllene, trans-b-farnesene, and germacrene D.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name
1Anti-bacterial

Reference

Oyedeji, O. A., and A. J. Afolayan. "Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of the essential oil of Centella asiatica. Growing in South Africa." Pharmaceutical Biology 43.3 (2005): 249-252.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1A-Humulene 21.06
2Beta-Caryophyllene 19.08
3Bicyclogermacrene 11.22

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Myrcene 6.55
2Germacrene B 6.29
3Gamma-Terpinene 5.77
4Germacrene D 4.01
5Alpha- Pinene 3.49
6Beta-Elemene 1.99
7Bornyl Acetate 1.44
8Caryophyllene Oxide 1.66
9Elemene 1.50
10Gamma-Curcumene 1.48
11Limonene 1.0
12Menthone 1.43
13Beta-Pinene 0.37
14Camphene 0.86

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