AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Plantago ovata Nimisha essential oil
Plant Name
: Psyllium, isabgol or isabhghula
Plant Variety Name
: Nimisha
Plant Tissue Name
: Seed



Other Details



1. Patra, NK, Kumar, B. 2005. Improved varieties and genetic research in medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs). In Proceedings of second national Interactive Meet on Medicinal & Aromatic Plants: 53-61.

2. Seifi, Hooman, et al. "Chemometric Resolution Approaches in Characterisation of Volatile Constituents in Plantago ovata Seeds using Gas Chromatography–Mass Spectrometry: Methodology and Performance Assessment." Phytochemical Analysis 25.3 (2014): 273-281.

3. Motamedi, H., et al. "Antibacterial effect of ethanolic and methanolic extracts of Plantago ovata and Oliveria decumbens endemic in Iran against some pathogenic bacteria." Int J Pharmacol 6.2 (2010): 117-22.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Oleic Acid 23.3

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Phenoxyethanol 0.9
2Thymol 0.31
32,4-Dimethyl-1-Heptanol 0.15
42-Amylfuran 0.11
52-Decenal 0.8
62-Isopropylcyclohexanol 0.11
7Carvacrol 0.29
8Cycloheptanemethanol 0.12
9Hexanoic Acid 0.11
10N-Decane 0.8
11N-Dodecane 0.49
12Nonanal 0.8

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