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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Chamomilla recutita Prasant essential oil
Plant Name
: Chamomile, German chamomile, Gule-babuna
Plant Variety Name
: Prasant
Plant Tissue Name
: Flowers


Chamomila recutita is native to Europe and temperate Asia and is introduced in temperate regions of India for cultivation. it is small herbacious annual plant growing to a hight of 60-90 cm. its flowers and essential oil are in demand in pharmaceuticals and cosmatic industries.

Other Details

Essential oil is used in flavouring alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, ice creams, candies and baked goods, high grade perfumes, in medicines as carminative and expectorant

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


1. Kumar Sushil, Rao MG, Khanuja SPS, Gupta SK, Das M, Shasany AK, Darokar MP, Singh A, Bahl JR, Bansal RP, Ramesh S, Govind Ram 1999. The chamazulene rich chamomile variety-Prashant (a new genotype) J Med Arom Pl Sci 21: 1096-1098.

2. Orav, Anne, Ain Raal, and Elmar Arak. "Content and composition of the essential oil of Chamomilla recutita (L.) Rauschert from some European countries." Natural product research 24.1 (2010): 48-55.

3. Esteves, Iracema, et al. "Gastric antiulcer and anti-inflammatory activities of the essential oil from Casearia sylvestris Sw." Journal of ethnopharmacology 101.1 (2005): 191-196.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Bicyclovetivenol 30.9
2Epi-Alpha-Bisabolol 30.9
3Khusimol 25.5
4Alpha-Bisabolol 25.5
5Epicurzerenone 10.9

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Alpha-Muurolene 1.1
2Limonene 0.1
3Methyl guaiacol Trace
4Myrcene Trace
5Sabinene Trace
6(E)-Nerolidol 0.2
72-heptanone Trace
82-phenylethanol 0.2
96-Methyl-5-Hepten-2-One 0.1
10Alpha-Cadinene 0.2
11Beta-Pinene Trace
12Dendrolasin 0.5

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