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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Pelargonium graveolens CIM-BIO 171 essential oil
Plant Name
: Geranium, Rose Scented Geranium
Plant Variety Name
: CIM-BIO 171
Plant Tissue Name
: Herb


Pelargonium graveolens (Family: Geraniaceae) is native of eastern part of the Mediterranean region, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Other Details

Essential oil is used in high grade perfumery industries, it is used in bath and massages. Oil is also used to heal stress, acne, eczema and minor wounds.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


1. Anonymous 2003. Geraniol rich and high essential oil yielding geranium clone 'Cimpawan' released for commercial cultivation. CIMAP Newsletter 1: 3.

2. Verma, Ram S., et al. "Essential oil composition of Pelargonium graveolens L’Her ex Ait. cultivars harvested in different seasons." Journal of Essential Oil Research 25.5 (2013): 372-379.

3. Mnif, Wissem, et al. "Characterization of leaves essential oil of Pelargonium graveolens originating from Tunisia: chemical composition, antioxidant and biological activities." Journal of Essential Oil Bearing Plants 14.6 (2011): 761-769.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Geraniol 21.0
2Citronellol 16.9

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Geranyl Formate 15.
2Linalool 6.2
3Citronellyl Formate 5.7
4Isomenthone 4.5
5Citronellyl Acetate 1.2
6Neral 1.5
71, 8-Cineole 0.1
8Alpha- Pinene 0.5
9Limonene 0.1
10Myrcene 0.2
11(E)-Caryophyllene 0.4
12Guaia-6,9-Diene 0.3
13Menthone 0.48

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