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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Ocimum sanctum CIM-Angana essential oil
Plant Name
: Holy Basil, Tulsi
Plant Variety Name
: CIM-Angana
Plant Tissue Name
: Leaf


It is used in traditional medicine mainly as febrifuge and for the treatment of respiratory diseases. The oil yield of the variety is 91.71 Kg/ha

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


1. RK Lal, SPS Khanuja, H Rizavi, AK Shasany, R Ahmad, R Chandra, AA Naqvi, HO Misra, A Singh,N Singh, RS Lohia, K Bansal, MP Darokar, AK Gupta, A Kalara, OP Dhawan,JR Bahl, AK Singh, H Shankar, D Kumar and M Alam. Registration of high yielding dark purple pigmented variety “CIM-Angana” of Shyama a Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum L.). J. Med. Arom. Pl. Sci. (2008) 30(1):92-94.

2. Raju, P. M., et al. "Volatile Constituents of the Leaves of Ocimum sanctum L." Journal of Essential Oil Research 11.2 (1999): 159-161.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Eugenol 40.42
2Germacrene-D 16.65
3Beta-Elemene 14.11
4Beta-Caryophyllene 9.07

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Alpha-Humulene 1.7
2Elemol 1.2
3Gamma-Terpinene Trace
4Germacrene D 0.1
51,8-Cineole 0.7
66-Cadinene 0.2
7Alpha-Phellandrene 0.1
8Alpha-Pinene 0.2
9Beta-Pinene 0.1
10Gamma-Gurjunene Trace

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