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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Marrubium vulgare essential oil
Plant Name
: White horehound
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Aerial part

Introduction

The oil of Marrubium vulgare used in beverages, such as horehound beer, steeped as tea and in cocktails.

Reference

1. Nagy, Milan, and Emil Svajdlenka. "Comparison of Essential Oils from Marrubium vulgare L. and M. peregrinum L." Journal of Essential Oil Research 10.5 (1998): 585-587.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Beta-Caryophyllene 45.80
2Germacrene D 14.40

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1A-Humulene 8.80
2(E)-Beta-Farnesene 5.10
3Delta-Cadinene 5.70
4Farnesol 5.30
5Alpha-Copaene 4.10
6Hexadecanoic Acid 4.20
7Eugenol 2.10
8Nerolidol 2.30
9Linalool 0.40

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