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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Acorus calamus CIM-Balya essential oil
Plant Name
: Sweet flag, Vach, Bhoja
Plant Variety Name
: CIM-Balya
Plant Tissue Name
: Root


they are a arousing nervine antispasmodic agent, and a universal tonic to the mind. As arejuvenative for the head and nerous system, they are used to promote cerebral circulation, to energise self-expression, an to assist off a wide ambit of synptoms in the mind, including neuralgy, epilepsy, memory loss and shock. This oil could be applied locally all over the stomach for it has pacifying affect on the alimentary canal. yield of the variety is 9-11 tone per hactare

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Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


1. HS Chauhan, SPS Khanuja, A Kalra, AK Gupta, AK Shasany, MP Darokar, RE Mathavan,HP Singh, DD Patra, HN Singh, J Singh, ML Gupta, A Singh, RK Lal, RP Bansal,OP Dhawan, AK Singh, B Kumar & SN Garg. A high rhizome and oil yielding variety , 2010.

2. Raina, V. K., S. K. Srivastava, and K. V. Syamasunder. "Essential oil composition of Acorus calamus L. from the lower region of the Himalayas." Flavour and fragrance Journal 18.1 (2003): 18-20.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Beta-asarone 85.6
2Alpha-asarone 9.7
3Linalool 4.7

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Beta-Bisabolene 1.9
2(E)-Alpha-Bisabolene 0.5
3Elemicin 0.4
4(E)-Methyl Isoeugenol 0.6
5Heptadecane 0.4
6Alpha- Pinene Trace
7Linalyl Acetate 0.2
8Alpha-Cadinol 0.3
9Spathulenol 0.1
10Alpha-Calacorene 0.1
11T-Muurolol 0.1
12Alpha-Muurolene 0.7
13Terpinen-4-Ol 0.1
14Alpha-Terpineol 0.2
15Undecanol Trace
16Beta-Caryophyllene 0.5
17Beta-Cubebene 0.2
18Beta-Phellandrene 0.1
19Beta-Pinene Trace
20Delta-Elemene 0.2

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