AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Plant Details

:Common Name
Amyris elimifera
:Scientific Name
Amyris elimifera

Amyris is a genus of flowering plants in the citrus family, Rutaceae. The generic name is derived from the Greek word aµ???? (amyron), which means

: Details
The trunks of Amyris species exude elemi, a type of balsam (oleoresin) that contains elemic acids, liquid sesquiterpenes, and triterpenes such as a- and ß-amyrin among other components. It is used medicinally and in lacquers. The wood is often used for torches and firewood. Its high resin content causes it to burn brightly, and it will burn well even when green. In addition, the wood is hard, heavy, close-grained, can take a high polish, and repels dry wood termites. Essential oils containing caryophyllene, cadinene, and cadinol

Essential Oils

Serial No.Essential Oil Name
1Amyris elimifera essential oil

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