AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Plant Details

:Common Name
Bay
:Scientific Name
Pimenta Racemosa
:Introduction

Pimenta racemosa is a species of plant in the myrtle family (Myrtaceae) that is native to the Caribbean region. Common names include West Indian bay tree, bay rum tree,and ciliment. It is used in cooking and an essential oil is distilled to produce a fragrant cologne called bay rum; although bay rum is essentially rum, the concentrated essential oil is toxic and renders the product undrinkable.

: Details
The tree is 4-12 m tall and the white flowers, about 10 mm wide, become black, oval fruits measuring 7-12 mm.The plants are now grown widely in other tropical areas, including Oceania. The ideal conditions for P. racemosa are regular irrigation and bright sunshine.

Essential Oils

Serial No.Essential Oil Name
1Pimenta Racemosa essential oil

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