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Essential Oil Details

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

Introduction

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

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
1Antioxidant

Reference

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.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Geraniol 34.6
2Citronellol 16.9

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